BYU Student Killed, One Injured in Wreck

BYU Student Killed, One Injured in Wreck

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(KSL News) A two-car crash killed a BYU student and sent his brother-in-law to the hospital in critical condition.

The wreck happened 10 miles west of Duchesne on U-40. Derrick Grayson, 25, died at the scene.

The driver, 19-year-old Steven Cochran of Vernal, has multiple injuries, including two broken legs and brain trauma.

BYU Student Killed, One Injured in Wreck

Highway Patrol troopers say Cochran tried to pass a car, but didn't see an oncoming truck. Both cars veered to avoid each other, but crashed head-on off the road.

Three people in the truck were treated and released.

Cochran was scheduled to leave on an LDS church mission to Spain next month.

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