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Snow College softball player dies in car accident

Jan 16, 2023, 6:20 PM | Updated: Jan 17, 2023, 1:14 pm

A Snow College student-athlete died Monday morning in a two-car accident on SR-132. Photo credit: U...

A Snow College student-athlete died Monday morning in a two-car accident on SR-132. Photo credit: Utah Highway Patrol.

FOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah — Snow College announced the death of one of its students on Monday. The college said sophomore Paige Rydalch died in a car crash Monday morning.

According to the college, staff reported Rydalch reported missing on Monday when she failed to show up to practice.

The college later learned that Rydalch had died in a two-car crash on S.R. 132.

“This has shocked and saddened our softball family. We know Paige, and we love her. She was a dedicated player who always put in the extra mile. She made others feel loved and had a work ethic like no other,” said Snow College Vice President for External Affairs Rob Nielson in the college’s announcement.

Rydalch was an infielder on Snow College’s softball team.

Rydalch’s page on the team’s roster said she had lived in Stockton, Utah her whole life. In her bio, Rydalch said she enjoyed “riding horses, chasing cows, camping and fishing.”

Snow College said Rydalch’s team, the Badgers, would dedicate the rest of their season to her.

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