Crash Knocks Out Power in Parowan – KSUB News Summary
>>Single-Vehicle Crash In Parowan Knocks Out Power To Hundreds
(Parowan, UT) -- Hundreds of homes and businesses in Parowan lost power late Thursday morning when a pickup truck hit a power pole. Parowan police say the truck belonging to a local electrical contractor swerved off 200 South, hit a power pole and crashed through a cinder block wall before slamming into a large pine tree and coming to a stop. It happened around 11:40 a.m. near the front entrance to the Foothills mobile home community. Power was restored to customers outside the community and City Manager Dan Jessen said electricity was expected to be back on for homes in Foothills by 9 p.m. The man who was driving the pickup had minor injuries. (Photo courtesy: Glen Tubbesing)
>>Teenager Drowns In Paddleboard Outing At Sand Hollow State Park
(Hurricane, UT) -- Authorities are investigating after a South Jordan teenager drowned during a paddleboard outing at Sand Hollow State Park Thursday morning. The 15-year-old boy was paddleboarding with family near the South Beach area around 10 a.m. when he fell off the board and didn't resurface. First responders recovered his body in 25 feet of water around 12:30 p.m. The boy reportedly was not wearing a life jacket.
>>LDS Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland Hospitalized
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland is in the hospital. A statement released by the church on Thursday said the St. George native is hospitalized "for observation and treatment of ongoing health complications." Holland was temporarily excused from church responsibilities and assignments in April for medical treatments. The church announced in June that he was gradually returning to assignments. His wife Patricia Holland died on July 20th and the couple's son, General Authority Elder Matthew Holland, read a tribute written by his father at the funeral last Friday. According to the church statement, Jeffrey Holland was not able to speak due to "the circumstances of his own health and emotions." The 82-year-old Holland is fifth in seniority in church leadership.