Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Couple die in crash near Beaver
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2009, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

A husband and wife from Beaver died in a car accident early Wednesday.

Darla J. Polhamus, 46, was driving a 2003 BMW 325I south on North Creek Road about 1½ miles north of Beaver, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release.

She was speeding, which caused her to lose control of the car about 12:30 a.m. The car went off the road to the left, jumped a ditch, went up a dirt embankment, hit a power-pole support cable and rolled twice. Both the driver and the passenger, Polhamus' husband, 46-year-old Howard D. Cox, suffered fatal injuries. Cox was wearing a seat belt, but his wife was not. Alcohol is suspected as a factor in the crash.

Lindsay Whitehurst

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.