Two women dead after head-on collision on I-80

Published: Saturday, July 20 2013 8:40 p.m. MDT

Two women were killed in a head on collision on I-80, Saturday afternoon.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Two women died in a head on collision on Interstate 80 north of Coalville in Utah, Saturday afternoon.

The collision claimed the driver in each vehicle. Killed were 65-year-old Judith Nethercott and 29-year-old Kallie Nelson. They were the only occupants of their vehicles, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Nelson was driving a white Mazda heading eastbound when it crossed over the center line into oncoming traffic. It hit the blue Mercury Nethercott which was headed westbound. It is not clear what caused the driver to cross into oncoming traffic, UHP officials said.

Westbound lanes were closed for a few hours because of the accident.

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