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Man killed, woman injured after 2-vehicle crash in West Valley City

Posted at 7:20 AM, Jan 30, 2015

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - A man was killed and a woman was critically injured after a two-car collision in West Valley City Friday.

Police said a truck ran a red light and collided with a car head-on in the area of 4100 South 2700 West just before 6 p.m. Police stated the car was pushed into southbound lanes of 2700 West, and the truck flipped over and continued moving until it ultimately struck a steel traffic signal pole.

The driver of the truck, 51-year-old David Wood of West Valley City was killed in the crash. The driver of the car, 29-year-old Meghann Powell, was taken to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition.

The driver of the car is in critical condition.

According to UDOT, 4100 S. at 2700 W. is closed in both directions.

Authorities said speed was a factor.

The names of those involved have not been confirmed.