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One killed, two injured in crash on SR-40 in Uintah County

Posted at 9:02 AM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 14:07:13-04

UINTAH COUNTY, Utah — One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash on SR-40 Saturday.

According to a press release issued Tuesday by the Utah Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred in Uintah County on SR-40 near mile marker 152.

A blue Chevy pickup truck traveling westbound failed to yield to a Ford Focus making a left hand turn on to 4625 East, and the two vehicles collided.

A passenger riding in the Focus—71-year-old Curtis Gray of Fruita, Colorado—was flown to a hospital after the crash and died while in transit.

The driver of the Focus was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Loved ones have created a GoFundMe page to assist the Gray family.