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Crash kills utility task vehicle driver in Richfield

Apr 22, 2024, 6:11 PM | Updated: Apr 23, 2024, 2:15 pm

Richfield City police said Jack Becker, the driver of a utility task vehicle, died of injuries he s...

Richfield City police said Jack Becker, the driver of a utility task vehicle, died of injuries he sustained after crashing into a car on April 22 afternoon. (Cam Roden, Utah Highway Patrol)

(Cam Roden, Utah Highway Patrol)

RICHFIELD, Utah — Richfield City Police say the male driver of a utility task vehicle was involved in a crash with a car at 1100 South Main Street on Monday afternoon around 4 p.m.

Police said the driver was ejected by the force of the crash. He was hospitalized but died of his injuries. 

Those in the other vehicle were also hospitalized with minor injuries.

An investigation has been turned over to the Utah Highway Patrol.

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Crash kills utility task vehicle driver in Richfield