Injuries reported after impaired driver crashes into Hurricane store

HURRICANE, UT – Impairment contributed to why a driver crashed into a convenience store around 1 a.m. Monday. 

The collision occurred in the area of the 1100 block of West State Street, St. George News reported. 

A driver of a Toyota pickup truck, 53-year-old David Delmar Mangold, III, collided with two vehicles in the parking lot and crashed into the side of the convenience store. 

One of the drivers from that car, an unidentified woman, sustained head and neck injuries. 

Officers arrived at the scene and discovered Mangold was trying to park his pickup truck as gas came from the building. They smelled alcohol on his breath, and performed a sobriety test on him. Mangold was at a blood alcohol level of .28, five times over the legal limit, and was arrested. 

Mangold was booked into custody and charged a “class A misdemeanor count of negligently operating a motor vehicle resulting in injury.” 

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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.