Shooting, crash forces lane closures on State St. in Midvale

Posted at 6:32 PM, Dec 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-27 23:29:57-05

MIDVALE, Utah -- Unified Police say one person sustained a fatal gunshot wound, resulting in a car crash on State St. Friday night.

The shooting and crash occurred just after 6 p.m. at 7793 S State St. Two vehicles, a silver Dodge pickup truck and a Toyota Camry, were involved

The shooting victim, a 32-year-old woman, was a passenger in the pickup truck, which was driven by her 43-year-old husband.

"After the shooting occurred [...] the vehicle struck another vehicle that was driving down State St. and then collided with a fence in an adjoining parking lot," said Det. Jared Richardson, Unified Police Department.

The two occupants of the Camry were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The northbound lanes of State St. were closed down and Unified Police requested the assistance of a major accident team for their investigation.

The lane closures are expected to last several hours.

Police have not identified any of the people involved in the shooting and crash.

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