Update: Police IDs 3 people killed in fiery crash with tree 

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Police have released the names of those killed in a fiery single-car wreck that happened near 965 North Beck Street after 11 p.m. Saturday.  

The victims were identified as 43-year-old Joseph Vashaw, 46-year-old Joseph Torman, and 46-year-old Robert Pikus. All of them were pronounced dead at the scene. Police suspect that one of the drivers traveled at a high rate, causing them to collide with a tree, according to Gephardt Daily

No other occupants or automobiles were involved in this deadly crash. 

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