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2 killed in Box Elder Co, 1 injured

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Just after 5:00pm Tuesday evening a passenger car was traveling southbound on I-15 at mile post 365 near Brigham City. The car swerved to avoid a tire tread in the roadway. The vehicle lost control, left the roadway to the right and struck a pole on the driver side. The male driver was killed in the crash. The front female passenger was transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The rear passenger was flown from the scene with critical, life threatening injuries. I-15 was closed for a time to land medical helicopters and complete the investigation.

The driver has been identified as Kennedy Jones, 20, from Tremonton, UT. The front passenger has been identified as Hope Southwick, 20, also from Tremonton.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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