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Fatal crash in South Jordan leads to arrest

Jan 24, 2019, 8:05 AM | Updated: 8:18 am
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SOUTH JORDAN-A man has been arrested after South Jordan Police say he caused a drunk driving crash that killed a woman.

Officers say 23-year-old Edilberto Lopez-Ramirez stole a pickup in Herriman, then drank a bunch of beers before running a red light yesterday morning on Mountain View Highway at Lake Avenue.

38-year-old Pearl Iata of Herriman became pinned inside her minivan before she passed away. Lopez-Ramirez was also injured in the accident but was able to get out of the truck.

He is also a suspect in a hit and run crash at South Jordan Parkway and Mountain View Highway.

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