PROVO, Utah, Aug. 29, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Three people, two of them children, are dead after an auto-pedestrian crash in Provo.
The incident happened at 8:06 a.m. in the area of 700 North and 800 East, a Provo Police statement says. A white SUV, traveling west, “crossed the eastbound lanes and struck a 9-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother on the sidewalk.
“The children and the driver were transported to area hospitals and were pronounced dead,” says the statement, also shared by Provo Fire & Rescue.
The accident ruptured gas lines in a nearby structure and Dominion Energy responded to the scene to make repairs, the statement says.
“The Police Department Accident Investigations Team is conducting a thorough investigation into the cause of the accident. The school district is coordinating grief counseling services for impacted school communities.”
Gephardt Daily will have more information as details become available.