CACHE COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 2, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — One person is dead and two others have non life-threatening injuries after a crash west of Logan in Cache County in the early hours of Sunday morning, officials said.
The deceased has been identified as Chad Scoffield, age 53, from Brigham City, according to a news release from the Utah Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred just before 12:50 a.m. at the intersection of State Route 23 and State Route 30 at mile post 10, the news release said.
A Chevrolet Blazer was southbound on SR-23, the news release said, while a Ford F-150 was westbound on SR-30.
“The Chevrolet Blazer ran a stop sign at the highway intersection, striking the Ford F-150 on the passenger side,” the news release said.
The driver of the Chevrolet , later identified as Schoffield, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle; he sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
A passenger in the Chevrolet, Shawn Burgess, 51, from Tremonton, who was also not wearing a seat belt, was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the F-150, Aaron Hathaway, 59, from Petersboro, was also transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
It is suspected that the driver of the Chevrolet may have been under the influence of alcohol, officials said.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.