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Police identify man killed in Cache County crash

Posted at 9:46 AM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-02 11:46:31-04

CACHE COUNTY – The Utah Highway Patrol released the name of a driver who lost his life in a deadly crash in Cache County Sunday morning.

Chad Scoffield, 53 of Brigham City, was killed after being ejected from a vehicle during the crash.

The accident happened near SR-23 early Sunday.

UHP said a Chevrolet Blazer, operated by  Scoffield, was heading southbound on SR-23 when he ran a stop sign at the highway intersection. The driver of the Blazer struck a Ford F-150 truck that was traveling westbound on SR-30, hitting the passenger side.

UHP said Scoffield and another passenger, Shawn Burgess—51, Tremonton—were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

Burgess was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford F-150 was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries as well.

UHP said alcohol is a possible factor in the accident.

They are still investigating the crash.