2 teen boys hospitalized, 1 dead after crash near Richfield

RICHFIELD, UT – Speeding was a contributing factor in a rollover crash that happened on a dirt road near Richfield Tuesday. 

According to DPS, a driver was suspected to be impaired when he drove at a high rate and lost control of his tan Hyundai Sonata before it overturned. One of the passengers, a 15-year-old boy, was trapped underneath the automobile. 

The pinned victim suffered fatal injuries, while the two other occupants – a a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy – were hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries. 

It is unclear which boy was driving the car. 

No other vehicles were involved. 

Additional details are under investigation. More information will be posted to the news blog as updates come to light. 

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Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.