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3 Killed In Head-On Collision On Southern Utah Freeway

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after two cars collided on a freeway in southern Utah.

The Utah Highway Patrol said in a news release that the crash happened Sunday around 7:20 p.m. on SR-89 in Kane County.


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State troopers say a Ford van heading southbound crossed the center line for an unknown reason.


It hit a SUV going northbound.


UHP officials say three people in the SUV died from their injuries.

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The driver of the van was airlifted to a hospital in St. George. That person's injuries were not immediately released.


A third car crashed after hitting debris from the initial collision. Nobody in that vehicle was reported injured.


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The identities of those killed have not been released pending notification of family.


The crash investigation remains ongoing.