MAGNA — A 50-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was riding in ran a red light and hit another driver, police said Wednesday.

Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said there were three people in a Nissan Altima that ran through a red light as the car headed east at 3100 South about 8:20 p.m. The car collided with a Honda Accord headed northbound on 7200 West.

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The injured woman was in the passenger seat of the vehicle when it was hit. She was transported to Intermountain Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries. Her name was not released.

The driver of the Altima, a 38-year-old woman, was also transported to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition. Police did not release her name, nor the name of a 6-year-old boy who was riding in the back seat who was also transported with minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda Accord that was hit, a 16-year-old boy, was unharmed.

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