Kanosh, UT Crime & Safety


Woman arrested for deadly Utah County crash in May 2021

RICHFIELD, Utah (ABC4) – A woman has been taken into custody months after a deadly crash in Utah County. In late May, Utah Highway Patrol was called to a vehicle collision near 300 North 100 East in Richfield. A Chevy Tahoe had been traveling east when it crossed through the left-hand turn lane and met oncoming traffic. The vehicle crashed head-on with a silver Chevy Malibu.
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Woman arrested after allegedly intentionally causing fatal Richfield crash

RICHFIELD, Utah, Sept. 15, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A woman has been arrested after she allegedly intentionally caused a fatal head-on crash in Richfield. A probable cause statement from the 6th District Court of Sevier County said Lesia Ann Allred, 53, is facing charges of:. Murder, a first-degree felony. Aggravated...

Cedar City woman intentionally caused fatal crash, police say

A Cedar City woman was charged Thursday with murder and accused of intentionally driving a car head-on into another vehicle in May, killing a Richfield man. (Shutterstock) RICHFIELD — A Cedar City woman was arrested Wednesday and accused of purposely crashing head-on into another vehicle, possibly as a suicide attempt, resulting in the death of a man in the other vehicle.
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Utah leaders honor those who responded to Fillmore crash with 8 fatalities

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 7, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah leaders attended an event in Fillmore on Tuesday to honor those who responded to a crash that killed eight people in a 22-vehicle pileup during a sandstorm in Millard County in July. The collisions occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. July...

Community Emergency Response Team

CERT is about readiness, people helping people, rescuer safety, and doing the greatest good for the greatest number. CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens will be initially on their own and their actions can make a difference. Through training, citizens can manage utilities and put out small fires; treat the three killers by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely. Come be part of our team! Contact Corrina Kessler, Fillmore City CERT Commander.

UHP Trooper Gives First-Hand Account Of Deadly Dust Storm In Kanosh

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah – Four days after high winds spawned a dust storm leading to a series of crashes that left eight people dead, one of the first responders reflected on the toll and efforts to rescue survivors. “There is a lot of tragedy, a lot of heartache that’s still...

'We have vehicles all over': At least 8 dead after dust storm causes 20-vehicle pileup

At least eight people were killed and several others critically injured in a multi-vehicle crash in southeastern Utah Sunday afternoon. Authorities say a sandstorm or dust storm temporarily blinded some drivers, leading to a series of crashes involving at least 20 vehicles on Interstate 15 near the town of Kanosh, Utah, which is located about 160 miles south of Salt Lake City.

At least 7 killed in 20-car pileup in Utah during sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah (AP) — At least seven people were killed in a 20-vehicle pileup during a sandstorm Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said. The crashes happened on Interstate 15 near the town of Kanosh, according to a news release. Several people were reportedly taken to hospitals in critical condition. Ground and air ambulances were used to transport crash victims.