DRIVING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRIVING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 91 people died on Utah roads this summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343390-90/braceras-construction-crash-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343390-90/braceras-construction-crash-driving.html.csp">91 people died on Utah roads this summer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:19:54.203-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the “100 deadliest days” of summer driving — and state highway officials openly hope that Utahns drive more safely this holiday than they have during the rest of the summer. “We haven’t done too well over these last 100 deadliest days,” said Carlos Braceras, executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation. “We had 91 fatalities so far, and that’s up by 18 from last summer,” a hike of 25 percent since Memorial Day weekend, he said. “Tra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343390@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:19:54 MDT Letter: Anyone responsible for California Avenue? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319306-82/california-traffic-intersection-anyone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319306-82/california-traffic-intersection-anyone.html.csp">Letter: Anyone responsible for California Avenue?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.653-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, as I was driving home from work, I witnessed another case where a driver, this time driving a semi-truck and trailer, got tired of waiting for sufficient space to pull his rig onto California Avenue. He did it anyway, causing other motorists to come to a violent stop to avoid the collision. This happens regularly at the intersection of Gladiola Street (3400 West) and California Raceway. On two separate occasions I have tried to find some entity that would claim responsibility for traff...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319306@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT How drowsy driving affects your brain waves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313781-90/1100-2006-636-activity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313781-90/1100-2006-636-activity.html.csp">How drowsy driving affects your brain waves</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T21:14:58.521-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As part of “Drowsy Driving Awareness Week,” Ogden Clinic neurologist Chris Hammond and volunteers showed news media Tuesday how lack of sleep affects brain wave activity and makes it dangerous to drive. Drowsy driving is one of the top five reasons behind deaths on Utah roads. Since 2006, Utah has averaged 1,100 crashes and more than 20 deaths each year from drowsy driving. So far this year, Utah has had 636 drowsy driving related crashes, including three fatalities. More information is avail...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313781@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:14:58 MDT Government wants future cars to talk to each other http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309391-79/technology-vehicles-cars-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309391-79/technology-vehicles-cars-vehicle.html.csp">Government wants future cars to talk to each other</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. A research report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the technology could eventually prevent as many as 592,000 left-turn and intersection crashes a year, saving 1,083 lives. The agency said it will begin drafting ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583093912014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309391@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:49:13 MDT Utah man dies falling from top of moving car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304046-78/car-died-dougherty-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304046-78/car-died-dougherty-driving.html.csp">Utah man dies falling from top of moving car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T22:19:22.038-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man died Saturday morning after falling off the roof of a moving car. Two men were driving in Duchesne County when, for some reason, the passenger crawled out of the car, got on top of it and fell off at 2997 W. 8000 South, said Utah Department of Public Safety spokesman Joe Dougherty. The accident occurred about 5:25 a.m., just southeast of Myton. The man who fell, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene. The driver, meanwhile, was arrested under suspicion of driving under the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304046@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:19:22 MDT Letter: Where’s concern for immigrants? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293000-82/immigrants-driver-license-licenses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293000-82/immigrants-driver-license-licenses.html.csp">Letter: Where’s concern for immigrants?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:30:57.511-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In response to (“New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses,” July 27), interviewees for the article agreed that purging the driver license rolls of immigrants was a benefit to all concerned, especially since, immigrants can easily qualify for the driving privilege card. The article neglected any critical view of the recent immigration legislation which has forced undocumented immigrants deeper into situations of injustice and discrimination. It is worth mentioning that thousa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293000@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:30:57 MDT FDA approves new sleeping drug from Merck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293872-79/drug-drugs-fda-patients.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293872-79/drug-drugs-fda-patients.html.csp">FDA approves new sleeping drug from Merck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T15:58:02.471-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 03:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Merck & Co. Inc. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep. The tablet, Belsomra, works by temporarily blocking chemicals known as orexins that control the sleep cycle and can keep people awake at night. It’s unclear whether the new drug is safer or more effective than older drugs because it was tested against a dummy pill, rather than other sleeping medications. The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug Wedne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582938722014-08-13T15:58:02.471-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T15:58:02.471-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293872@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:58:02 MDT UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp">UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:06:44.123-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol on Tuesday released the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said Marc D. Curtis, 48, of West Valley City, died when the stolen Nissan he was driving crashed about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on I-80 near mile marker 133. Troopers suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the crash, but it remained under investigation. Furthermore, Curtis was not wearing a seatbelt, UHP said. The westboun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:06:44 MDT DVD review: Hardy gives a dynamic one-man performance in tense ‘Locke’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58273192-223/locke-hardy-dvd-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58273192-223/locke-hardy-dvd-driving.html.csp">DVD review: Hardy gives a dynamic one-man performance in tense ‘Locke’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T01:01:04.341-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • A- DVD •There are two great talents at work in the thrilling drama “Locke,” but you only see one of them. That’s Tom Hardy, familiar as Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” here playing Ivan Locke, a construction foreman driving away from the biggest job of his career, a massive concrete pour set for the next morning. He’s driving to London, 90 minutes away, where a woman with whom he had a one-night stand is having his child — and he’s determined to do right by her and the baby. In conve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273192@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Hearing rescheduled in Justin Bieber DUI case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58263099-223/bieber-hearing-justin-miami.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58263099-223/bieber-hearing-justin-miami.html.csp">Hearing rescheduled in Justin Bieber DUI case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:06:02.344-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • A Miami-Dade County judge has postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest. The judge on Tuesday postponed the hearing until 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the request of prosecutors and Bieber’s attorney. Bieber was arrested Jan. 23 in Miami Beach after what police described as an illegal street race between Bieber and a friend. Alcohol breath tests found Bieber’s level below the 0.02 limit for underage drivers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582630992014-08-05T10:06:02.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:06:02.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263099@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:06:02 MDT West Valley City woman charged with automobile homicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261264-78/falls-automobile-charged-homicide.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261264-78/falls-automobile-charged-homicide.html.csp">West Valley City woman charged with automobile homicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T20:58:10.558-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City woman is charged with automobile homicide in a fatal crash in May in South Salt Lake. In charges filed Monday, police wrote that Tiffany Edro Falls, 24, had a blood alcohol content more than twice the legal limit when she was driving a Chevy Malibu on May 10 near 3791 S. 700 West. Falls allegedly was driving north when she crossed into the southbound lanes. The Malibu collided head-on with a southbound Dodge Durango. Falls’ passenger, Norma Black, 31, died from injuries she s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58261264@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:58:10 MDT Twin Falls man sentenced for drunken driving fatal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232406-68/driving-abbott-falls-twin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232406-68/driving-abbott-falls-twin.html.csp">Twin Falls man sentenced for drunken driving fatal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:25:02.314-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twin Falls, Idaho • A 24-year-old Twin Falls man has been given a 120-day rider sentence with the Idaho Department of Correction for the death of a friend in a drunken driving crash. District Judge Richard Bevan sentenced Cody Abbott on Friday. Steven Gray of Wendell died early on Nov. 16 after the car Abbott was driving struck a tree. Gray was 25. If Abbott successfully completes the rider program, he will be placed on probation. If not, he could face four to eight years in prison for felony ve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324062014-07-28T08:25:02.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:25:02.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232406@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:25:02 MDT Letter: Raising speed limit for population control? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224052-82/limit-speed-control-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224052-82/limit-speed-control-driving.html.csp">Letter: Raising speed limit for population control?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:00:02.716-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I had the opportunity recently of driving through a section of our beautiful scenic Utah on Interstate 15, a two-lane section where the speed limit was 80 miles an hour, which as we all know really means 85 miles an hour. Heavy traffic, lots of big trucks; it was terrifying. Imagine your 16-year-old child driving in these conditions, or your 75-year-old grandparents, or any of us in between. What was the purpose of raising the speed limit? Are there any positives, other than population control? ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224052@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:02 MDT Crash kills 2 people in Utah County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58221012-78/amp-eagle-mountain-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58221012-78/amp-eagle-mountain-utah.html.csp">Crash kills 2 people in Utah County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T21:12:07.739-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A car crash in Eagle Mountain killed two people Thursday. Catherine Hancock, 15, died on impact, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. Jennifer Ashley Taft Bailey, 28, died Thursday evening. Both were from Eagle Mountain. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. on State Road 73 near mile marker 31, according to Cannon. Hancock was a passenger in a Chevrolet Cruze driving west. Bailey was the only person in a Ford Fusion driving east. A press release from the sheriff’s office said a witne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221012@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:12:07 MDT Letter: Bad drivers or weak analysis? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215438-82/bad-driving-stats-drivers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215438-82/bad-driving-stats-drivers.html.csp">Letter: Bad drivers or weak analysis?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:14:01.618-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In your feature (“How Bad are Utah Drivers?” July 20) I think you misinterpreted the stats. To establish “bad” driving you would want to obtain insurance company records of auto damage, injuries and fatalities. Driving 68 in a 60 zone on clear, dry roads or gently rolling a stop sign at 1 a.m. on a completely deserted street doesn’t constitute “bad” driving. Analyzing the stats on the number of citations and the fact that nearly 1 in 5 Utahns are cited by the police may tell a different story. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215438@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:14:01 MDT Rollover crash on Mountain View Corridor critically hurts 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206157-78/crash-jetta-west-corridor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206157-78/crash-jetta-west-corridor.html.csp">Rollover crash on Mountain View Corridor critically hurts 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:55:45.456-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A rollover crash on the Mountain View Corridor in West Jordan left a man in critical condition Monday morning. West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the injured man was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta westbound on 7800 South at 7:17 a.m. when it ran a red light at the intersection with 6000 West. A southbound Jeep hit the Jetta, causing it to roll. Roberts said the Jetta’s driver, who was not immediately identified, was flown to a hospital by helicopter. The woman driving the Jeep was unhurt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206157@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:55:45 MDT How bad are Utah drivers? About one in five ticketed yearly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074374-90/2013-drivers-driving-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074374-90/2013-drivers-driving-lake.html.csp">How bad are Utah drivers? About one in five ticketed yearly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:59:49.087-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid the swerving and near misses of daily driving, the conventional view among Utahns is that their fellow motorists here are awful. Some new data suggest that perception may not be far from the truth. A Salt Lake Tribune analysis of court records for fiscal 2013 shows that Utah law officers wrote one traffic ticket for every five drivers in the state — more than 427,000 tickets for just under 2 million licensed drivers. “We’ve all heard the stories that Utah has bad drivers. And every time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58074374@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:59:49 MDT Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp">Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:38:03.611-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Paul Mumford was confused when he woke up at the hospital, prosecutors said. He couldn’t remember the crash that landed him there, the high-speed collision that killed a mother and her two daughters. “Did I hurt someone?” he asked police. “Did someone die?” Mumford was charged last week with three counts of murder for the deaths of Delphine John, 44, and daughters Anaya Orozco, 3, and Deliah Ramirez, 18. He appeared Monday in a Tooele County courtroom, where he stood solemnly as 3rd D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182652@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:03 MDT Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp">Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.915-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 61 year-old Washington Terrace man died Monday morning after a car pulled in front of the motorcycle he was riding, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office reported. The man was on his way to work and wearing a helmet while traveling northbound on 300 West on at 7:40 a.m., according to a press release. Meanwhile, a 61-year-old woman who was driving eastbound on 4800 South stopped at the stop sign at 300 West, but then entered the intersection in front of the motorcycle. The woman claimed the mornin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184007@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp">Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T21:44:48.126-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers have identified the man who died early Thursday morning when the car he was in crashed into a semi-trailer rig parked on Interstate 15 near Lehi. Chancey Merrick, 21, of Orem, was dead at the scene of the 1:18 a.m. crash, which occurred on southbound I-15 about five miles north of Lehi. Another man in the car was treated at a hospital and released about four hours later. On Friday, troopers continued to investigate the surviving man’s story that a third man — who wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173637@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:44:48 MDT