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Three dead, one injured in Kane Co. crash

Three dead, one injured in Kane Co. crash
Posted at 6:24 AM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-02 23:45:04-05

KANE COUNTY, Utah — Three people died and another was injured Sunday evening in a head-on crash in Kane County.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 7:20 on U.S. Highway 89, close to mile marker 34.

A southbound Ford van was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crossed the center line and struck an Acura SUV, killing all three persons in the Acura.

The Ford van then caught fire and its driver was flown to Dixie Regional Hospital.

A southbound minivan ran into debris from the crash, which disabled the vehicle.

The UHP has identified the names of the three deceased occupants of the Acura. The persons are Arturo V. Torres, age 31, of Salt Lake City; Renae Cobian, age 19, of Magna; and Laura D. Cobian-Rodriguez, age 27, of Salt Lake City.