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One dead following FrontRunner vs. trespasser incident

May 18, 2022, 6:03 AM | Updated: Jun 22, 2022, 2:15 pm
One person is dead following a FrontRunner vs. trespasser incident in Davis County. (John Wilson/KS...
One person is dead following a FrontRunner vs. trespasser incident in Davis County. (John Wilson/KSL TV)
(John Wilson/KSL TV)

SUNSET, Utah — One person is dead following a train vs. trespasser incident on Utah Transit Authority tracks in Davis County.

UTA officials said the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a bus bridge has been activated between the Clearfield and Roy stations.

The biggest delays were northbound from Roy and southbound from Layton to Woods Cross. Police were also blocking a rail crossing near 2300 North and 475 West in Sunset.

Authorities later confirmed the trespasser was in a restricted area and died by suicide. Crews resumed train service in the area just after 10 a.m.

Suicide prevention resources

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or exhibiting warning signs, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or the Utah Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, which is answered 24/7/365 by crisis counselors at Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

You can also text TALK to 741741 and parents, students, and educators can download the SafeUT app chat or call 833-3SAFEUT to connect with a licensed crisis counselor. 

Additional resources

  • Parents, students, and educators can download the SafeUT app chat or call 833-3SAFEUT to connect with a licensed crisis counselor.
  • First responders, including firefighters, law enforcement, EMS, and healthcare professionals, can chat with a crisis counselor at no cost 24/7/365 by downloading the SafeUT Frontline app and members of the National Guard can access help through the SafeUTNG app.
  • For non-crisis situations, when you need a listening ear as you heal and recover from a personal struggle, call the Utah Warm Line at 1-833 SPEAKUT 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • At Huntsman Mental Health Institute, women can access maternal mental health services including birth trauma, pregnancy loss, infertility, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
  • LiveOnUtah.org, a campaign by the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition offers suicide prevention training and has resources for faith-based groups, youth, LGBTQ+, and Employers.

Other community-based organizations that provide suicide prevention services, support groups, mental health education, counseling services and support:

Additional crisis hotlines

  • Utah County Crisis Line: 801-226-4433
  • Salt Lake County/UNI Crisis Line: 801-587-3000
  • Wasatch Mental Health Crisis Line: 801-373-7393
  • National Suicide Prevention Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741-741
  • Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ teens: 1-866-488-7386

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One dead following FrontRunner vs. trespasser incident