One dead in Wellsville crash

Posted at 2:14 PM, Jan 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-15 07:27:50-05

WELLSVILLE, Utah — A Hyrum woman died Tuesday morning after a crash on S.R. 89/91 in Wellsville.

The crash occurred shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of 6800 S and S.R. 89/91.

According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, the victim, who was driving a 2001 Buick Century, was headed west on 6800 S and was preparing to go south on S.R. 89/91.

The Buick pulled onto S.R. 89/91 in the path of a northbound 2001 Dodge truck, the report said, and was struck “partially head-on.”

The victim was identified as 60-year-old Christina C. Petersen. Petersen was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The driver of the Dodge truck sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Logan Regional.