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    One dead after fatal crash between car, UTV in Richfield

    By Trevor Myers,

    28 days ago

    RICHFIELD, Utah ( ABC4 ) — One man died after a fatal crash between a car and a utility terrain vehicle, or UTV, in Richfield on Monday, according to Richfield City Police .

    According to a social media post from the police department, police first received calls of an accident after 4 p.m. on Monday. Initial reports said the crash was between a car and a UTV and one person was ejected.

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    The man who was ejected was taken to the Sevier Valley Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officials said he was the 54-year-old driver of the UTV, who was “not restrained.”

    According to the Department of Public Safety, the driver of the UTV turned left in front of the other car at 1100 South. The other car struck the UTV and caused it to roll, and Main Street was closed during the investigation of the crash.

    Police said occupants of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital with “suspected minor injuries.” According to the Department of Public Safety, one of the passengers in the other car was a pregnant female, and she was taken to the hospital “as a precaution.”

    Officials said the accident happened at the intersection of 1100 South and Main Street in Richfield. In addition to Richfield City Police, several other agencies responded, including Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, Utah Highway Patrol and EMS.

    Richfield Police said the investigation has been turned over to the Utah Highway Patrol.

    There is no further information at this time.

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