KANE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Officials are now describing the circumstances that led to a fatal crash on US-89 near milepost 88 on Thursday afternoon.
According to a release from the Department of Public Safety, a head-on collision between a Ford F-150 and a Toyota LandCruiser occurred shortly after 12 p.m., causing the Land Cruiser to fly over the southbound guard railing, landing on its tires on a downhill embankment.
The F-150, which crossed over the center line to strike the Land Cruiser, came to a rest, blocking two lanes of traffic.
As a result of injuries caused by the crash, the driver of the F-150 was killed. The passenger of the truck, as well as the driver and passenger in the Toyota, were taken by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver has been identified as 28-year-old Corbett D Garcia of Brigham City.
Additional details, including what caused the F-150 to cross into oncoming traffic, were not given at this time.