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Accident claims four lives

A car accident that was reported around 7 a.m. Sunday morning took the lives of four people on the Kyune Pass/Emma Park Road near the top of Price Canyon.

By RICHARD SHAW
Sun Advocate publisher

A car accident that was reported around 7 a.m. Sunday morning took the lives of four people on the Kyune Pass/Emma Park Road near the top of Price Canyon.

From preliminary reports, the vehicle was headed westbound on Emma Park Road and went off the road on the right side, just as the road turns onto the bridge that passes over the Union Pacific tracks and the Price River. Three victims were pinned in the vehicle while a fourth one was found laying outside the van.

The first investigating officer was a Carbon County Sheriff's Deputy who arrived at the scene and found all the people in the accident deceased. Dispatch notified the Utah Highway Patrol as well as the Utah County Sheriffs Office. The accident took place just over the Carbon County line in Utah County.

First responders were the Helper Fire Department and an ambulance from Carbon County was dispatched, but was turned around when if was found all the victims were deceased.

At this time no other details are known about the situation. Look for more on this web site and in the Tuesday issue of the Sun Advocate.




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