UPDATE: Woman killed in Strawberry Reservoir crash identified

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THURSDAY 7/15/2021 12:45 p.m.

STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR, Utah (ABC4) – The woman killed in a July 4 crash near Strawberry Reservoir has been identified.

Utah Highway Patrol responded to the crash at the intersection of US 40 and Strawberry River Road shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.

A Toyota Highlander attempted to turn left onto US 40 westbound when it failed to yield to a Nissan high-occupancy van traveling east, according to UHP.

The Nissan then struck the Highlander’s driver’s door, forcing both vehicles off of the road.

Emergency crews had to extricate three of the four adults involved. The multiple juveniles in the Nissan received only minor bumps and bruises, according to UHP.

Three adults were transported by helicopter with one in critical condition. UHP previously reported one woman died during surgery.

That woman has been identified as 49-year-old Mei Kuan Lin of Murray. No other details are available at this time.

Woman dies after US 40 crash near Strawberry Reservoir

MONDAY 7/5/2021 8:57 a.m.

STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR, Utah (ABC4) – A woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash on US 40 near Strawberry Reservoir on July 4.

Utah Highway Patrol responded to the crash at the intersection of US 40 and Strawberry River Road shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.

A Toyota Highlander attempted to turn left onto US 40 westbound when it failed to yield to a Nissan high-occupancy van traveling east, according to UHP.

The Nissan then struck the Highlander’s driver’s door, forcing both vehicles off of the road.

Emergency crews had to extricate three of the four adults involved. The multiple juveniles in the Nissan received only minor bumps and bruises, according to UHP.

Three adults were transported by helicopter with one in critical condition.

In a Monday update, UHP reports one woman died during surgery.

Agents with the State Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene to assist UHP. No other details are available at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY: Troopers respond to crash on US-40

SUNDAY 7/4/2021 6:07 p.m.

STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR, Utah (ABC4) – Troopers are currently responding to the scene of a crash on US-40, Sunday.

According to the team, multiple agencies are en route.

It is unknown at this time what caused the crash and how many people are involved.

Roads are closed until detectives finish investigating the incident.

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

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