UPDATE: Tooele County Sheriff Lt. Eli Wayman confirmed the identity of the woman killed in a rollover on SR-73 on Saturday as Bainey Padilla Munibe of Park City.
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – A 23-year-old woman died after the driver of the car she was in swerved to avoid hitting an animal in the road in Tooele County Saturday night.
Lt. Eli Wayman, Tooele County Sheriff, said the crash happened around 10 p.m. on State Road 73 when four individuals, all believed to be in their 20s, were headed home from a camping trip.
Wayman said they had got turned around trying to leave the camp area and an animal (unknown what kind of animal) ran in front of the car. The driver swerved to avoid hitting it when the driver over corrected and the car rolled.
The woman who died was sitting in the back seat and was the only one not wearing a seat belt. She was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.
The name of the woman has not been released pending notification of family. Wayman said he does not believe she is from the Tooele area.
Speed and alcohol are not being considered as factors in the crash.