Woman dead after traffic collision in Wellsville

Utah Highway Patrol vehicle. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg

WELLSVILLE, Utah, July 28, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A woman died Wednesday afternoon near Wellsville after her vehicle crossed the center line of northbound U.S. 89/91, and was hit by a southbound pickup truck.

The accident happened at about 4:49 p.m. when the woman’s vehicle, a Honda Accord crossed into oncoming traffic at about milepost 20. The Honda was hit by a Dodge pickup truck, the Utah Highway Patrol statement says.

“The adult female driver of the Honda sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene,” it says. “She was the only occupant. Rainy weather appears to be a factor in this crash.”

The statement did not address the condition of the pickup driver.

Gephardt Daily will share additional details as they are provided by UHP.

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