UINTAH COUNTY, Utah — One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash on SR-40 Saturday.
According to a press release issued Tuesday by the Utah Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred in Uintah County on SR-40 near mile marker 152.
A blue Chevy pickup truck traveling westbound failed to yield to a Ford Focus making a left hand turn on to 4625 East, and the two vehicles collided.
A passenger riding in the Focus—71-year-old Curtis Gray of Fruita, Colorado—was flown to a hospital after the crash and died while in transit.
The driver of the Focus was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Loved ones have created a GoFundMe page to assist the Gray family.