Update: 1 dead, 1 critically injured in Springville crash identified

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SPRINGVILLE, Utah, Aug. 11, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — One man was killed and another airlifted to hospital after two trucks collided in Springville Thursday morning, officials said.

Robert James Talbot, 65, was driving a Dodge pickup near 2600 W. 400 South that collided with a flat-bed truck pulling a horse trailer, according to a press release from Springville Police Department.  Talbot was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead on the scene.

Kasey Bartlett, 20, was driving the flat-bed truck and was airlifted to Utah Valley Hospital, the news release said. He was released from the hospital after being treated for a concussion.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Springville Police Department and the Utah Highway Patrol.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.


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