I-215 crash claims 19-year-old Salt Lake woman

Published: Monday, Sept. 2 2013 9:11 p.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY — A 19-year-old woman died Sunday night when the car she was riding in crashed into a sound wall on I-215.

Killed in the accident was Francine Martinez of Salt Lake City.

Charlie Diep, 20, of Midvale, was driving a Toyota Camry south on I-215 at 5700 South when he veered to the right for some reason and hit the wall, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. He was taken to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition.

Martinez also was taken to IMC where she died, according to UHP. Two infant children in the backseat were transported to Primary Children's Hospital as a precaution.

The crash remained under investigation.

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