Woman critically injured in Box Elder Co. crash with train

BOX ELDER COUNTY, UT – A Sunday morning crash between a train and a silver Mercury Milan left one person in critical condition. 

According to KUTV, the collision took place before 2 a.m. on SR 102. Officials suspect that the driver of the Mercury may have been impaired when she declined to slow down for the train (which was blocked on the road) with flashing lights and struck the side of the tanker car. 

The driver, an unidentified 32-year-old woman, was trapped inside her vehicle and extricated. She was then airlifted to a hospital for serious, life-threatening injuries. 

Additional details are under investigation. Our newsroom will post more information as it becomes available. 

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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.