Wife of man killed in South Ogden crash dies of her injuries

Published: Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:00 p.m. MDT

Vivian Sylvester, 92, of Ogden, died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a weekend car crash at the intersection of U.S. 89 and Harrison Boulevard.


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SOUTH OGDEN — A weekend accident that killed a South Ogden man has now claimed his wife.

Vivian Sylvester, 92, was critically injured as a passenger in a Saturn that crashed into a vehicle making a turn at the intersection of U.S. 89 and Harrison Boulevard on Sunday afternoon. She died Tuesday morning.

Her husband, Russell Sylvester, 93, was driving the car and died at the scene of the accident.

The driver and passenger of the other vehicle, Kenneth Hahn, 54, and Melanie Hahn, 52, were taken to local hospitals with injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

Police were investigating Tuesday whether Sylvester ran a red light, crashing into the Hahns' vehicle.

— Whitney Evans

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