UPDATE: Police release identities of two people killed in crash in Orem

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(Courtesy of the Utah Department of Public Safety)

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Police have released the identities of the two people who were killed in a car crash in Utah County early Sunday morning.

Season Dow, 43, and Tobias Dow, 16, were both killed after a Toyota pickup truck crashed into their Kia sedan around 12:05 a.m. on Oct. 31.

Officials say the Kia sedan was stopped in the right emergency lane of I-15 Southbound when a Toyota Pickup truck that was traveling Southbound on I-15 drifted into the emergency lane striking the car.

The front seat passenger was killed in the impact and the driver was taken to the hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.

Police have arrested the driver of the pickup truck, 22-year-old Kelsey Pope as the person responsible for the crash. She is currently facing one count of vehicular homicide and one count of driving under the influence for having an alcohol content of greater than 0.05.

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UPDATE 10/31/2021

OREM (ABC4)- One person has been charged in the crash in Orem that left one person dead and another critically injured.

Police identified 22-year-old Kelsey Pope as the person responsible for the crash. She is currently facing one count of vehicular homicide and one count of driving under the influence for having an alcohol content of greater than 0.05.

ORIGINAL STORY 10/31/2021 12:40 p.m.

Original title: Suspected DUI car crash along I-15 leaves one dead

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A person has been killed after a vehicle crash along I-15 early Sunday morning.

The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

The Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) says the crash happened along I-15 near milepost 272 around 12:05 a.m.

Officials say a pickup truck was traveling southbound and drifted into the emergency lane, striking another sedan.

Authorities say the front seat passenger in the sedan was killed in the impact. The driver of that car was transported to a local hospital with serious life-threatening injuries. The pickup truck driver sustained no injuries and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Lanes along I-15 southbound were blocked as authorities investigated and cleared the accident scene. The roads have now reopened at this time.

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