Police ID woman killed in high-speed collision in West Valley City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Dec. 7, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have identified the woman killed in a collision and rollover accident Friday morning on Redwood Road in West Valley City.

The victim was Emily Walton, 26, of Ogden. Her name was withheld until her family could be notified.

A West Valley City Police tweet confirmed the news on Friday afternoon.

At 5:30 a.m., “A Hyundai driven by, Emily Walton (3/3/92) of Ogden was (southbound) on Redwood,” the tweet says.

“Initial investigation indicates she ran a red light at 3100 S. hitting a Subaru. Walton was killed in the crash. The other driver was injured. Speed appears to have been a factor.”

Walton, who was thrown from her vehicle, died at the scene.

The man in the other vehicle was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, with internal injuries, but has since stabilized and is expected to survive.


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