Man killed in Perry wreck during winter storm

Posted at 9:18 AM, Dec 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-11 11:18:47-05

PERRY, Utah – One person was killed and another is in the hospital after a wreck in Perry Thursday.

The Utah Highway Patrol said the crash happened just before 6 p.m. on SR-89 near 2500 S.

Troopers said the 45-year-old Perry man driving a 2014 white Toyota Yaris was killed on impact.

The 59-year-old Box Elder County man driving a 1994 green Ford Ranger is in the hospital.

Authorities said the truck was going northbound on SR-89 when it drifted out of the lane across the median and into the southbound lanes where it hit the Yaris, killing the other driver.

Officials said it was dark and raining/snowing when the accident happened.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Authorities are investigating what caused the accident and said a medical condition or impairment may have played a role.

The names of those involved have not been released at this time.