UTAH

1-year-old child dead after Clearfield driveway accident

Jun 10, 2021, 7:02 PM
Fatal accident clearfield driveway...
(Stock photo: Getty Images)
(Stock photo: Getty Images)

CLEARFIELD, Utah — A 1-year-old child is dead after being run over in a driveway in Clearfield, apparently the result of an accident, police said. 

Assistant Clearfield Police Chief Devin Rogers confirmed by the time emergency services responded, the child was already dead. 

According to Rogers, the report came in around 10:41 a.m. Thursday. Police said the family who lives in the home near 1340 West 1045 South. During the investigation, Rogers said police determined the family had been preparing for a camping trip while the child was in a gated backyard. 

Rogers said a family member went to move the vehicle, not realizing the child had gotten out of the secured area. The police department determined that all indications point to this as a tragic driveway accident. 

At this time, police said they do not plan to release the names of the victim or family members. They sent their condolences to family, friends and anyone else affected. 

Today’s Top Stories

Utah

(City Creek Center on Black Friday.  Photo: Paul Nelson)...
Paul Nelson

Analysts expect supply chain problems to boost sales at brick and mortar stores

SALT LAKE CITY — Supply chain problems and online bots are causing headaches for holiday shoppers on this Black Friday.  Some economic analysts say it may be a better idea to shop in-person than online, this year.  However, scalpers seem to be trying to take advantage of brick and mortar stores, also. Supply chain problems […]
1 day ago
utah covid children...
Paul Nelson

Researchers believe ‘omicron’ variant will be in Utah, sooner or later

SALT LAKE CITY – Health officials in Utah say they’re keeping a close eye on the new COVID variant (omicron variant) coming out of South Africa, but how worried should we be in the Beehive State?  Researchers say it’s likely going to come to Utah, the real question is “when?” Omicron variant Officials with the […]
1 day ago
university of utah...
Mark Jones

Hate crime at U of U being investigated after students shouted racial slur

A hate crime that happened at the end of September is being investigated by the University of Utah police, involving two students.
1 day ago
car stolen twice in West Valley...
Mark Jones

Attempted robbery at West Valley hair salon leaves one injured, shooter still at large

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — An attempted robbery Friday afternoon at a hair salon in West Valley has authorities searching for an armed gunman. Authorities say the robbery took place at 3500 South and Redwood Road around 2:30 p.m.  According to authorities, a 40-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her leg. It’s considered to […]
1 day ago
Navajo Nation Heritage Daynavajo leaders open roads parks...
Karilyn Frazier

Navajo Nation Heritage Day recognizes contribution to People and country

Navajo Nation Heritage Day recognizes the contributions of the Navajo people. 
1 day ago
festival of trees returns Festival of Trees...
Karilyn Frazier

Festival of Trees returns to help children’s health and local hospital

Festival of Trees returns with the primary focus of supporting children's health.
1 day ago
1-year-old child dead after Clearfield driveway accident