UPDATE: Police identify victim of fatal Ogden Canyon crash

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SUNDAY 6/13/21 10:00 a.m.

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Officers have identified the victim of the deadly crash out of Ogden Canyon.

According to the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, the driver the Subaru has been identified as 20-year-old Landon Larose from Harrisville.

FRIDAY 6/11/21 5:53 p.m.

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Ogden Canyon has been reopened after a fatal crash which resulted in one person dying and an animal being put down in Weber County.

At approximately 1:21 p.m. Friday, officials say a silver Subaru driving eastbound on SR-39 near mile 11 went into oncoming traffic in what appeared to be an attempt to pass another vehicle.

At the same time, a Ford F-350 pulling a horse trailer was heading westbound in the same area.

While attempting to pass the vehicle, the Subaru collided with the F-350 and horse trailer. This collision pushed the Subaru back into the eastbound lane where it collided with the vehicle it was attempting to pass, according to authorities.

Officials say the driver of the Subaru suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash, but all other parties only suffered minor injuries.

In addition, one horse from the horse trailer had to be put down on scene, according to officials.

Ogden Canyon was closed in both directions as police investigated the scene, but the state route has since been reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Roads closed as police respond to fatal crash near Ogden Canyon

FRIDAY 6/11/21 3:36 p.m.

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Officers are responding to a deadly collision in Weber County, Friday evening.

On June 11, officers from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office and troopers with the Utah Highway Patrol are responding to a two-vehicle crash near Ogden Canyon.

According to officials, it is believed one person has died as a result of of the collision. Roads are closed in both directions on State Route 39 as crews investigate the scene.

“SR-39 Ogden Canyon is closed both directions between the Mouth of the Canyon and the Pineview Dam (MP 9-14) due to a crash,” Utah Department of Transportation reports.

It is unknown at this time what caused the crash and if there are any other reported injuries as a result.

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

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