UPDATE: A man who allegedly caused a crash back in November that killed his 25-year-old passenger has been formally charged.
35-year-old Alberto Herrera was charged Friday in 3rd District Court with Automobile homicide and negligent DUI among other charges after a crash in a stolen car killed Elcina Tso of Blanding.
Charging documents state Herrera tested positive for THC, methamphetamine and amphetamine at the time of the crash.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A 25-year-old woman is dead and three others are injured after police say a person driving a stolen vehicle crashed into a pickup truck Tuesday.
It happened around 8 a.m. on 2900 South and Redwood Road.
Here’s a look at traffic cam video shortly after the crash:
The driver of the stolen car reportedly reached down to grab something when they hit the truck head-on. Northbound Redwood road in the area was closed until around 3 p.m.
The pick up truck was hauling the equipment that you can see in this picture. The pickup is off the road and down that small embankment. pic.twitter.com/4J7gK0v4IO— WVC Police (@WVCPD) November 7, 2017
Police say the woman in the passenger seat of the reported stolen car died at the hospital. She was later identified as Elcina Tso. The driver of the stolen car, a 35-year-old man suffered several broken bones. The two passengers in the pickup managed to walk away with minor injuries.