UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal southern Utah crash on SR 18

fatal crash near st george

UPDATE: The driver of the passenger car has been identified as Abbigayl Kraushaar (17, St. George).


DIAMOND VALLEY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Just after 8:30 pm Sunday,  a passenger car was westbound on Diamond Valley Drive, in Diamond Valley, about 15 miles north of St. George,

For an unknown reason, the driver of the car proceeded through the stop sign.

A pickup struck the car in the driver side and the car’s driver. The driver of the car did not survive his injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. .  

The pickup’s driver was transported to a local hospital in poor condition.

It is unknown why the car’s driver did not yield and troopers are currently on scene conducting an investigation.

Troopers are working on identifying the car’s driver and will make notification to family members after identity has been confirmed. 

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