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Two dead after tour bus T-bones SUV in Washington County

Jun 5, 2022, 8:24 PM | Updated: Jun 6, 2022, 6:20 am

The SUV after the T-bone crash. (Utah Highway Patrol)...

The SUV after the T-bone crash. (Utah Highway Patrol)

(Utah Highway Patrol)

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A family of four was hit by a tour bus Sunday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

State troopers said the family’s SUV, for unknown reasons, pulled in front of a tour bus at the intersection of state Route 9 and Kolob Terrace Road around 4:45 p.m.

The tour bus tried to avoid the SUV but T-boned the SUV.

According to UHP, the male driver and adult female passenger were pronounced dead on the scene.

One girl was ejected from the SUV and transported by ambulance while a boy who was in the SUV was transported by air ambulance. An update on their condition was not immediately available.

The occupants of the tour bus only had minor injuries, and the tour bus driver, tour guide and the passengers were cooperating with the investigation.

UHP believes the family is from out of state and was on vacation at the time of the crash.

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Two dead after tour bus T-bones SUV in Washington County