Two Victims Killed in Head-On Collision On Highway 6 Identified

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Two people have died in a head-on collision near Helper Friday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: Utah Highway Patrol

HELPER, UTAH, November 20, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) ─ Utah Highway Patrol has identified two people killed Friday afternoon in an head-on collision on US Highway 6 near Helper.

The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. when the driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix who was traveling west on SR-6 near Spring Glen, crossed the center lane into oncoming traffic and collided with a Gray 2009 Toyota Tacoma.

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The female passenger of the Grand Prix, 38-year-old Carolyn J. O’Hearon, of Helper, and the female passenger of the Tacoma, Charlene L. Oviatt, 61, of Huntington, both suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The driver of the Tacoma, Jerry L. Oviatt, 62 from Huntington, suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Castleview Hospital.

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