News / Utah / 
Man, 37, killed after collision with school bus in Vernal

Man, 37, killed after collision with school bus in Vernal

By Emiley Morgan | Posted - Aug. 26, 2011 at 11:07 p.m.


3 photos

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

VERNAL — A 37-year-old man was killed in Vernal early Friday after his vehicle collided with the rear of a school bus.

Orlando Octavio Ramirez died after the Jeep Cherokee he was driving collided with a school bus around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of 500 West and Main Street, Vernal police reported.

Ramirez "was traveling at a very high rate of speed" when he ran a red light and struck the bus' rear, right corner. Police said the accident caused "excessive damage" to both of the vehicles involved.

Ramirez died as a result of his injuries.

Police reported that there were no children on the bus at the time.

Email:emorgan@ksl.com

---

Photos

Emiley Morgan

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast