LEAMINGTON, Juab County — Two people were killed and a child injured when their car hit head-on with a large utility truck while trying to pass another truck in the fog, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
Just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, a Chevy Suburban was heading east on state Route 132 in Juab County "in heavy fog" when it attempted to pass a semitractor-trailer, according to a statement from the Utah Highway Patrol.
While the Suburban was in the westbound lane, it was hit by a Peterbuilt service truck.Comment on this story
"The service truck attempted to avoid a collision but met the Suburban nearly head-on," the highway patrol stated.
A man driving the Suburban and a woman in the passenger seat were killed, according troopers. A child in a car seat in the back was flown by medical helicopter to Utah Valley Hospital and was expected to survive.
Names and ages of the victims, all from Utah, were not immediately released pending notification of family members.
The driver of the service truck was not injured.
This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.