GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah, July 1, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials have identified a 20-year-old woman killed Wednesday afternoon in a crash near Ticaboo in Garfield County.
The deceased is Addison C. Smith from Edwards, Colorado, said a statement from Utah Highway Patrol.
“At about 2 p.m., a white 2003 Toyota Sequoia was westbound on SR-276 at mile post 28 near Ticaboo when the vehicle went off the roadway to the left, then overcorrected steering back onto the highway and rolled,” said a previous statement from UHP. “Vehicle came to rest on its top.”
Smith, who was a passenger in the Toyota, sustained fatal injuries and died on scene. Two other occupants were transported from the scene by medical helicopter in critical condition and two by ambulance for various injuries. The deceased was not believed to be properly buckled. The remaining occupants and driver are believed to all have been properly seat-belted.
“Lane closures were in place during the on scene investigation,” the statement said. “The incident is still under investigation and more information will follow.”
Ticaboo is an unincorporated community in far southeastern Garfield County.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.