Kelton is an executive producer for FOX 13 News. He’s a Utah native, and is proud to call the Salt Lake Valley his home. Kelton is a graduate of the journalism program at Utah State University, and a proud Aggie. If you have story ideas, send them his way to kelton.wells@fox13now.com.


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  • Pilot killed in small plane crash in Roy neighborhood identified

    ROY, Utah — One man is dead after a small plane he was flying crashed into a Weber County neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Roy Police Department identified the pilot as 64-year-old David Goode. Wednesday afternoon, the twin-engine Cessna T310P went down at about 3:12 p.m. near 1805 W. and 5050 S. in Roy — about 2 miles south of the Ogden-Hinckley Airport. Goode left the Bountiful Airport shortly before 3:00 p.m. Wednesday en route to the Ogden-Hinckley, the flight was estimated […]

  • Utah County Commission approves controversial property tax increase

    PROVO, Utah – The Utah County Commission passed a controversial property tax increase during a meeting on Tuesday, but will revisit the issue at a meeting next year. In a 2-to-1 vote, commissioners passed a 67.4 percent increase to the  county’s portion of property taxes. Commissioners Tanner Ainge and Nathan Ivie voted in support of the proposal while Commissioner Bill Lee opposed. Commissioners could have increased the tax rate by 100 percent, but limited it to a 67.4 percent increase […]

  • Father and daughter struck by lightning in Millard County

    FILLMORE, Utah – At least two people were injured by a lightning strike at the Utah Territorial Statehouse Thursday evening. Eugene Swalberg, a spokesman for Utah State Parks, told Fox 13 a father and his daughter were hit by lightning outside the Territorial Statehouse State Park museum and were then taken by ambulance to a medical facility in Fillmore. Swalberg said another juvenile female was also transported to the medical facility with injuries, but at this point, they don’t think […]

  • Utah man identified as driver who hit pedestrians at border

    TIJUANA, Mexico — The driver who hit five pedestrians, several vehicles and vendors on the Mexican side of the U.S. border on Monday has been identified as a Utah man. Mexican police say 29-year-old Frank Eddie Stricker was behind the wheel of a black 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, according to local media in the San Diego area. Reports also state Stricker is being held in Tijuana on on suspicion of attempted homicide and damage of property. Court records in […]

  • Two killed in crash on westbound SR-201 near Magna

    MAGNA, Utah –Two people are dead and one person is in serious condition following a crash on SR-201 near 9120 West in Magna on Wednesday. Utah Highway Patrol says a white Subaru was attempting a left-hand turn onto SR-201 at about 4:42 pm when it pulled in front of a gold Nissan Pathfinder. Investigators say the Nissan did not have time to stop, and t-boned the Subaru’s driver side door. Two men in the Subaru, ages 21 and 26, were […]

  • New video shows Latter-day Saint volunteers being arrested in Russia

    NOVOROSSIYSK, Russia — New video released by Russian state media shows two volunteers for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being arrested on March 1, 2019. A church spokesperson told FOX13 the two elders were holding a meeting at a local meetinghouse when Russian authorities took them into custody. The video appears to show Elder Kole Brodowski and Elder David Gaag leading a meeting, when police enter the building and begin questioning attendees. The clip goes on to […]

  • LDS Church responds after founder of ‘Protect LDS Children’ says he may face excommunication

    SALT LAKE CITY – The founder of the group “Protect LDS Children” says he received notice this week he may be excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sam Young posted a copy of a letter he received from his Latter-day Saint Stake President on social media. The letter informs Young that church leaders will “convene a formal disciplinary council in [his] behalf which includes the possibility of excommunication, disfellowshipment, formal probation, or no action”. The letter […]

  • Wildfire marks beginning of Memorial Day weekend in Tooele County

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – Firefighters from several agencies responded to a wildfire near Vernon Friday night. Dan Walton, Tooele County Fire Warden, says some people were enjoying the Memorial Day Weekend in an area east of SR-36 and near Straight Shot Road when a charcoal grill sparked the blaze. They realized the flames were burning out of control and called 911 at about 7p.m. Crews with Vernon Fire Department, Rush Valley Fire Department Stockton Fire Department, Tooele Army Depot, and […]

  • Jazz beat Thunder in game 4 for 3-1 series lead

    Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in game four to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the first round NBA playoff series.   All five starters scored in double figures for the Jazz. Joe Ingles scored nine of his 20 points in the final 1:43 of the second quarter to help the Jazz lead 58-52 at halftime.   Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Derrick […]

  • One killed in motorcycle crash in Saratoga Springs

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – One person is dead after a motorcycle and SUV collided in Saratoga Springs Tuesday night, shutting down several roads in the area. Fox 13 News first heard reports of the accident on SR-73 just east of Redwood Rd. at about 9:15 p.m. Saratoga Springs police say the SUV turned in front of the motorcycle and the bike didn’t have time to stop. A police spokesperson says the motorcyclist was wearing protective riding gear but was not […]

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  • Utah driver casually avoids crash, cites Enya as secret weapon

    WOODS CROSS, Utah – A Utah man’s calm and collected reaction when he nearly got in a head-on crash is gaining attention online; and he claims his Enya background music helped. Trent Nielsen of Murray was hauling an 18-foot trailer behind his pickup truck on I-15 in Davis County on March 4 when another car lost control on the freeway. In the video you see a black sedan lose control and spin around so it is facing backward on the […]

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