Kanab man killed in crash on US 89

A man died Tuesday in a crash on U.S. 89 in Kane County, troopers said.

A man died Tuesday in a crash on U.S. 89 in Kane County, troopers said. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)



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BIG WATER, Kane County — A man died Tuesday in a crash on U.S. 89 in Kane County, troopers said.

About 6 p.m., a Honda Fit was driving west near Big Water when it overturned multiple times and came to rest in the center of the road, the Utah Highway Patrol said in a statement.

The man, 51, who was from Kanab, was ejected and died of his injuries. His name was not immediately released.

Troopers said the man was not wearing a seat belt at the time. Impairment is not suspected, but excessive speed is being investigated as a contributor to the crash, troopers said.

No other vehicles were involved.

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