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By The Associated Press | Posted - May 18, 2015 at 7:01 a.m.



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SYRACUSE, Utah (AP) — A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a registered thoroughbred mare in Davis County. The Humane Society of Utah says it's offering the reward because it appears the death was an "intentional act of animal violence" and it wants those responsible to be held accountable. The mare is valued at over $10,000.

MYTON, Utah (AP) — Crews are cleaning up after a tanker truck crashed in Duchesne County, spilling 5,000 gallons of crude oil into a dry wash. The Utah Highway Patrol says the truck crashed on a two-lane road south of Myton Saturday night. The TriCounty Health Department tells the Deseret News the wreck ruptured both tanks, sending the waxy oil about a mile down the wash before it hardened. The truck driver was hospitalized.

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 29-year-old man is dead after he got out of a pickup truck involved in a rollover and then was struck by a car in southern Utah. UHP troopers say says Lazaro Longinos-Perez died at a hospital on Saturday, a day after his involvement in successive accidents on Utah Route 18 near St. George.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three high school seniors in Utah are among 141 students nationwide who have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Brianna Ray of Timpanogos High in Orem, Natalya Ritter of Rowland Hall-St Mark's School in Salt Lake City and Calvin Yu of Hillcrest High in Sandy will be honored in Washington, D.C., in June.

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