UTAH COUNTY — An elderly woman died after the driver of another vehicle fell asleep at the wheel while driving on Highway 6 and crashed into the vehicle she was riding in.1 comment on this story
Deanne Rogers, 64 from Idaho Falls, was killed after the SUV she was riding in was struck by a pickup truck being driven by Frank Naylor, 75 from Salt Lake, near mile post 193 on U.S. 6, according to the police report.
The accident, which occured at approximately 2:42 p.m. Tuesday, happened when Naylor fell asleep and failed to make a turn on the road. Naylor's truck crossed the center lane and hit the other vehicle.
Rogers was ejected from the vehicle during the accident, she was wearing a seatbelt.
Four other people were in the vehicle at the time of the accident. No others were fatally injured but a 10-year-old boy sustained a serious injury.