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1 dead, 2 injured following car accident on Layton’s Main Street


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LAYTON — One woman is dead and two others are injured following a car accident in Layton Saturday night.

Officers received a call shortly before 9 p.m. that a woman, who was driving south at high speeds on 1300 North and Main Street, collided with the rear end of a Chevrolet truck, Layton City Police Sgt. Brent Ericksen told KSL. The collision caused the woman's vehicle to roll into the northbound lanes, where another vehicle hit her.

The 32-year-old woman who was driving the southbound car has died; police have not yet released her identity. The two occupants of the northbound car were injured and taken to the hospital; officials did not immediately release the extent of their injuries. The individuals in the truck were not harmed, Ericksen said. Police do not believe alcohol or other intoxicants played a role in the accident.

Contributing: Alexis Pineiro, KSL

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