Man dead after car hits traffic pole in Logan

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LOGAN, Utah, Oct. 26, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — A 33-year-old Logan man died Tuesday evening after he reportedly drove his car into a traffic pole. He did not appear to brake, according to witnesses at the scene.

The driver has been identified as Ryan J. Udy, said Logan City Police Department in a Facebook post.

Logan police officers and fire department personnel were dispatched to 1400 N. 1000 West on the single-vehicle crash at 8:25 p.m., according to the Facebook post.

The driver was not moving and was pinned in the car. He was the only person in the vehicle. Officers arrived and found the car had collided with a traffic light pole on the west side of the road. The vehicle was traveling southbound on 1000 West.

Paramedics and fire personnel attempted life saving measures as they extricated Udy. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses who were at the intersection when the crash occurred told officers the car Udy was driving came through the intersection and drove straight into the traffic light pole. They stated it did not appear he braked and there was no other vehicle involved.

The investigation into the crash is still ongoing.


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