Head-on Collision Claims 19-Year-Old Man
Cedar City, UT - Saturday, just after 730am, Cedar communications received a 911 call regarding a head-on collision involving two vehicles. Multiple agencies, including Iron County Sheriff deputies, Utah Highway Patrol, Cedar City Police, and Gold Cross ambulance personnel responded to Old Highway 91, near Hamilton Fort.
The driver of a 2019 Gray Hyundai Santa FE SUV was a 19-year-old male. He was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the second vehicle, a 2013 white Ford F150 pickup truck, was described in a ICSO press release as "an approximate 30-year-old female" who was alert and talking to on-scene emergency responders.
There were no additional passengers in either vehicle.
The female driver was traveling northbound, and told sheriff’s deputies the driver of the SUV was traveling southbound when the SUV entered her lane of travel just before they collided. The female driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital via ground ambulance after complaining of chest pain.
Responding officers reported that, "weather, heavy traffic, and or bad road conditions were not a factor." The cause of this crash is still under investigation.