MANTUA, Utah, Jan. 7, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — An accident early Saturday evening on State Route 91 just below Mantua and above Brigham City has left a woman dead.
According to a Utah Highway Patrol news release, the accident occurred at about 5:40 p.m. when a silver Hyundai was traveling south/west on SR-91 near milepost 5. The driver of the Hyundai entered the median area and lost control of the car.
Officials say the travel lanes were clear of slush, but damp, and only the median was slush covered. It is not known why the driver went into the median area.
The Hyundai crossed over into the north/east lanes where it clipped the left rear corner of a red Chevrolet Cruze in the left lane. The Chevy spun out across the south/west lanes and came to rest in the south/west emergency lane.
UHP states that the Hyundai continued across the north/east lanes and struck a gray Honda that was traveling in the north/east right lane. The Honda was struck near the driver’s door and the driver of the Honda was killed instantly.
The male driver of the silver Hyundai has been identified as Abdiaziz Mowlid-Sheik, 32, of Logan. He was uninjured.
The female driver of the gray Honda, who was killed, has been identified as Teri A. Taylor, 46, of Logan. Emily Taylor, 20, also of Logan, was a passenger in the Honda and she received minor injuries.
The female driver of the red Chevy has been identified as Taylar Williams, 20, of Malad, Idaho. Her male passenger was Riley Julander, of Bear River, Utah. Neither received any injuries.
According to UHP, there was no indication of impairment, and all drivers and occupants appear to have been wearing seat belts.
The right travel lane was closed following the collision, but has since been reopened.