Police: Driver ejected, killed in Salt Lake City crash identified

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(UPDATE) – Salt Lake City Police have identified the driver of the car at 19-year-old Venacio Avila.


SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A man is dead after he was ejected from his car in a crash on Redwood Road, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department.

Police said the crash happened at 1201 South Redwood Road just after 6 p.m. Saturday.

A car, apparently traveling at a high rate of speed, collided with a mini-van.

The man driving the car was ejected from the car and killed instantly, and the people in the minivan were treated at an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, said police.

The investigation into the crash closed the area of Redwood Road into the early morning hours Sunday.

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