Payson Man Killed, 2 Others Seriously Injured In Double Rollover On Redwood Road

A Payson man was killed and two others sent to the hospital after a double rollover on SR-68. Photo Courtesy: UHP

UTAH COUNTY, Utah, June 12, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — A 30-year-old man from Payson was killed and two others seriously injured in a double rollover on SR-68 early Sunday morning.

Utah Highway Patrol said the accident happened at 5:39 a.m. when two vehicles traveling southbound on SR-68 attempted to pass a slower moving vehicle driving in the same lane.

One of the vehicles, a 93 Nissan Altima rolled into a farm field ejecting the driver, identified as Delfino Morales, 30. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Altima, also from Payson, was seriously injured, and was flown to the hospital by medical helicopter.

A second vehicle, a 2000 Toyota Avalon, rolled into the field but re-entered the roadway landing on its wheels. The driver, a 61-year -old Payson man, was flown to the hospital in serious condition.

It appears that seat belts were not used in either vehicle.

A double rollover in Utah County killed one man and sent two to the hospital with serious injuries. Photo Courtesy: UHP
A double rollover in Utah County killed one man and sent two to the hospital with serious injuries. Photo Courtesy: UHP

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