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One dead, two seriously injured in Tooele crash

Oct 11, 2022, 10:06 PM | Updated: 10:53 pm
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(Derek Petersen/KSL TV)
(Derek Petersen/KSL TV)

TOOELE, Utah — One person died and two others were seriously injured Tuesday night following a two-car crash in Tooele.

The incident happened at 1220 S. Main Street.

Sgt. Nick Cutler with the Tooele Police Department said a black 2018 Nissan Ultima was traveling northbound on state Route 36, which turns into Main Street in Tooele, when it crossed the center line and into oncoming traffic. The vehicle — which had its headlights turned off — then collided with a 2020 Hyundai Elantra, which was being driven by a 20-year-old woman.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as a 35-year-old man, died from his injuries on scene, despite being provided medical care.

Cutler said the 20-year-old woman and a juvenile passenger in the Hyundai were flown in a medical helicopter to Salt Lake City hospitals. A description of their injuries was not immediately available.

Additional details about the crash, including the identity of the victim, have not been released.

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One dead, two seriously injured in Tooele crash