Fatal crash at milepost 34 on SR-89
DPS Incident Notification 7623 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 12-02-2019 00:48)
Notification Made By: Sgt. Lamar Heaton
Section: 12 // District: C
Mile Post: 34
Travel Direction: North
Inv. Agency: UHP
Inv. Officer: UHP
A Ford van was southbound on SR-89 at a high rate of speed near mm 34. For an unknown reason the van crossed over the center line and struck a northbound Acura SUV head on. All three occupants of the Acura were fatally injured. The driver of the van was transported to Dixie Regional hospital via Classic air guard. A third southbound minivan hit debris from the crash, disabling the minivan. After the collision the Ford van caught fire and burned; identification of the van is still underway. Notification to the families of the decedents is ongoing.
Update: The three deceased occupants of the Acura are, Aurtro V Torres, age 31, of Salt Lake City, Renae Cobain, age 19, of Magna, and Laura D Cobain-Rodriguez, age 27, of Salt Lake City.