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UPDATE: Officials identify victim of deadly Tooele crash, Monday

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MONDAY 03/01/21

TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – Officers have now identified the victim of the deadly crash, Monday.

On March 1, the Utah Highway Patrol identifies the deceased driver of the Dodge Ram as Treyton Ellis, age 18, of Tooele.

Officers say, the other vehicle involved, the Ford F-150, contained 5 with two adults and three children, the oldest being 14. 

The driver was a male (Dad) who was extricated and transported in critical condition by a ground ambulance since an air ambulance was unable to fly in the weather conditions. 

The adult female (Mom) was transported by ground also in critical condition to a local area hospital. 

One of the juveniles was transported by ground also in critical condition to a local area hospital. 

According to UHP troopers, northbound SR-36 was closed for nearly two hours before opening lane one. 

All three that were transported to a local area hospital were later flown to hospitals on the Wasatch Front.

ABC4 will update as more develops.

ORIGINAL STORY: Deadly Tooele crash kills 1, leaves 2 in critical condition

SATURDAY 02/27/21

TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – One has died and two are left in critical condition after a deadly crash took place, Saturday.

On February 28, officers share that at 9:04 p.m., near SR-36 mile marker 60, a Dodge Ram was seen driving too fast for icy conditions headed southbound.

According to UHP Trooper Colton Freckleton, the driver then lost control, slid into the northbound lane and onto an oncoming Ford F-150 truck.

The driver was killed immediately upon impact.

Officers say the male driver and female passenger of the Ford are currently at a hospital in critical condition. Three children were also in the car but were only injured with non-life threatening injuries.

ABC4 will update as more develops.

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