WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (ABC4) – A father has died and his 17-year-old daughter is critically injured following an auto ped crash Thursday afternoon.
Around 4:02 p.m., a truck was driving eastbound on Pages Lane at 1054 West in West Bountiful when it left the roadway and struck the father and daughter who were riding their bicycles.
The father, 53-year-old Michael Scott Roberts of North Salt Lake, was pronounced dead on the scene. His daughter was transported to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive.
The driver of the truck 29-year-old Sean Mikesell was taken to the hospital for evaluation. He was then arrested for negligent homicide and unsafe lane travel.
There were no witnesses to the crash.
The investigation is ongoing to determine what factors may have contributed to the crash.