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South Summit woman injured in morning crash

Patrick Parkinson, Of the Record staff

A 73-year-old woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday in a traffic crash that involved two vehicles on S.R. 32 near Kamas at about 7 a.m., authorities say.

"There are a lot of people that travel that road," South Summit Ambulance spokeswoman Terry Davis said.

Tuesday was the first day of school for students in the South Summit School District.

A 16-year-old male driving a pickup truck Tuesday turned in front of a South Summit woman who was traveling northbound in a Dodge sedan, Utah Highway Patrol trooper Jeff Nigbur said.

"It was a failure to yield situation," Nigbur said, adding that the boy was issued a traffic citation. "There is a stop sign,’

The Park Record doesn’t usually name juveniles who could face potential charges.

At the time of the crash the South Summit boy was attempting to turn right onto southbound S.R. 32 to travel toward Kamas from Upper Loop Road, Nigbur said.

"It appeared the pickup truck t-boned the side of the car," said Terry Davis, a spokeswoman for South Summit Ambulance.

The drivers were wearing their seat belts and investigators don’t believe alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash, Nigbur said.

"He was shook up obviously," Davis said about the driver of the truck.

He was treated and released at the scene of the crash, she said, adding that the woman was transported in an ambulance for treatment at a hospital in Heber.


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