17-year-old dies in one-vehicle crash in Box Elder County

Dec 16, 2022, 8:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:23 pm

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The Box Elder County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old male died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Police say the car went off the road and crashed into the Bear River. Photo credit: Box Elder County Sheriff's Office.

BOX ELDER, Utah — The Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office says a 17-year-old male died in a one-vehicle crash Friday morning in Corinne. 

According to a news release, police responded to a call of a vehicle upside down in the Bear River in the area of 4000 W. 3600 North around 3:15 p.m.

The 17-year-old victim was found deceased in the vehicle and was from the area.

Through their preliminary investigation, police say that at roughly 6:30 a.m. the vehicle was traveling southbound on 4000 West. It failed to make a turn at a T intersection at 3600 North. 

The news release further states that the vehicle drove off the roadway and into the river. Police say dense fog was reported in the area at the time. It was a likely contributing factor to the crash. 

The identity of the victim has not been released, pending family notification.

“We express our heartfelt condolences and pray that the family can find peace and comfort during this difficult time,” the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office wrote in the news release of the Box Elder County crash.

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