Santa Clara teen dies at hospital after accident at Snow Canyon State Park

Published: Saturday, Oct. 20 2012 9:00 p.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY — A 15-year-old Santa Clara girl that was buried in sand when a hole she was playing in collapsed died Saturday.

Whitney Webb passed away Saturday evening at Primary Children's Medical Center, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Webb and three younger siblings had dug a hole roughly 4 feet deep and had been playing in it Friday afternoon. At some point the hole caved in on her.

She was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George where they were able to regain a pulse, according to Washington County sheriff's deputy Shauna Jones, at which point she was flown to Primary Children's.


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