MANTUA, Box Elder County — A woman was killed and two men were injured Tuesday afternoon in a head-on crash in Sardine Canyon, troopers said.
Witnesses reported a pickup truck crossed the median and was traveling north in a southbound lane on U.S. 91 in Sardine Canyon in an area known as Dry Lake about 2:15 p.m., according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
Another driver swerved to avoid crashing with the truck, the UHP said, then saw the pickup truck strike an SUV.
The 32-year-old man who was driving the SUV needed to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken to Logan Regional Hospital in good condition, troopers said.Comment on this story
The 88-year-old man who was driving the pickup truck was also taken to Logan Regional Hospital in good condition.
An 87-year-old woman in the pickup truck had her heart stop, according to the UHP, but troopers reported she regained a pulse as emergency responders performed CPR. She was flown to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Her name was not immediately released.
Authorities are investigating fatigue or a medical condition as possible causes of the crash, the UHP said.
Southbound U.S. 91 was closed in the area of the crash while troopers investigated.