SEVIER COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 10, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials have identified a 37-year-old driver killed on I-70 in Sevier County in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The deceased woman has been identified as Ashley N. Fenton from Clifton, Colorado, said a statement from Utah Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred at mile post 54 near Salina, at approximately 1 a.m., said a previous statement from UHP.
A black Dodge Durango was travelling westbound suddenly went off the road for an unknown reason, the statement said. The vehicle rolled multiple times.
“The 37-year-old driver from Colorado was wearing her seat belt but her injuries were too severe to survive,” the statement said. “She died on scene.”
There was a male passenger in the vehicle who crawled back to the roadway to flag down help.
The crash is under investigation; impairment is being suggested as a possible factor.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.