The pilot of a single-engine plane was flown to an area hospital after his single-engine craft went down in Cache County on Thursday morning. At appx. 10:15 am today, the Cache County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a plane crash appx. 4 -5 miles East of Hardware Ranch in Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The crash was witnessed by a pilot in another plane. Once notified of the crash, a Life Flight helicopter was dispatched to the scene to check on the condition of the pilot. Sheriff’s deputies and Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to the scene as well. Life Flight medics were able to stabilize the pilot and he was flown to a Wasatch Front area hospital Sheriff’s Office Investigators were flown to the crash site by the Utah dept. of Public Safety helicopter to start the investigation. The FAA has been notified and will respond to the scene as well. At this time there is no information as to the cause of the crash and no information is being released concerning the pilot. More information will be available as the investigation continues.
Three people were killed and one more is in critical condition after a crash involving three motorcycles on State Route 35 in Duchesne County Thursday.
Officials have identified the Utah County Scout leader who drowned while saving a member of his troop Wednesday night in Salem.
A shelter-in-place order was issued for parts of Pleasant Grove and Lindon Thursday morning as police searched for a suspect in the area.
Three people were severely injured and three others were treated and released when the pickup truck they were in rolled 100 yards down Tibble Fork Canyon early Thursday morning.