PICKUP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PICKUP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police identify teen killed while skateboarding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817727-78/police-zuniga-board-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817727-78/police-zuniga-board-friday.html.csp">Police identify teen killed while skateboarding</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="2014-04-14T21:10:55.797-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police have identified a teenager who was killed last Friday when his skateboard crashed into the side of a pickup truck. Juan Carlos Zuniga, 14, died when his westbound “long board” style skateboard, traveling at a high rate of speed, careened off Yale Avenue and into the northbound pickup at 1300 East about 2 p.m. Friday, police said Monday. Paramedics pronounced Zuniga dead at the scene. Investigators concluded that neither drugs nor alcohol were involved. Rather, the long boa...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57817727@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:10:55 MDT Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp">Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital</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="2014-04-11T13:01:38.456-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people were injured, one seriously, when a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck head-on into a car and a motorcycle in the Cache County town of Millville. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said the crashes occurred about 7:30 p.m. Thursday near 140 West and 200 South when the eastbound 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, driven by a 40-year-old Millville man, went out of control and into the westbound lanes. The pickup truck struck both a 1999 Cadillac DeVille driven by a 51-...</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> 57807120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:01:38 MDT U.S. agency closes probe into Ford pickup trucks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806548-79/agency-ford-trucks-complaints.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806548-79/agency-ford-trucks-complaints.html.csp">U.S. agency closes probe into Ford pickup trucks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T08:40:01.754-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about reduced power in EcoBoost engines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it closed a probe started in May. It covered nearly 360,000 trucks with 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged engines from the 2011 through 2013 model years. The agency began investigating after getting complaints that the trucks could lose some of their power during hard accelerati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578065482014-04-11T08:40:01.754-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T08:40:01.754-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806548@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:40:01 MDT West Salt Lake City drive-by shooting ends with 3 arrests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785782-78/suspects-lexus-west-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785782-78/suspects-lexus-west-lake.html.csp">West Salt Lake City drive-by shooting ends with 3 arrests</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="2014-04-08T08:42:49.95-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police arrested an adult and two juveniles in a weekend drive-by shooting and car chase. About 4:20 p.m. Saturday, the suspects were seen in a black Lexus driving slowly by a home in the 1100 North block of Catherine Street (1400 West). The homeowner was outside, parked in his pickup truck, as the suspects stared at him and then proceeded down the road. The homeowner went inside his house and soon thereafter heard gunfire. He rushed outside and learned from a neighbor that the occ...</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> 57785782@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:42:49 MDT Woman, 71, in serious condition after Riverton auto-ped accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712968-78/woman-accident-center-condition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712968-78/woman-accident-center-condition.html.csp">Woman, 71, in serious condition after Riverton auto-ped accident</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="2014-03-21T15:38:14.256-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 71-year-old woman was in serious condition Friday after she was struck by a pickup truck on a Riverton sidewalk. Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said the woman sustained head injuries when a 33-year-old man driving a Chevrolet pickup hit her about 7 a.m. Friday at 13279 S. 2700 West. Hoyal said the driver was just pulling out of a daycare center, where he had dropped off his child, and did not see the woman walking near the entrance in time to avoid hitting her. The woman was taken to Intermo...</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> 57712968@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:38:14 MDT Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp">Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40</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="2014-03-18T21:04:49.087-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Clinton man was killed when his pickup truck, possibly speeding in wind-whipped snow, collided head-on with a semi-trailer rig on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir in Wasatch County. The Utah Highway Patrol said that in appears that 51-year-old Craig L. Batchelor attempted to pass a slow-moving, eastbound SUV by crossing over a double-yellow, no-passing line about 7 p.m. Monday. In near-whitehout conditions, troopers reported, Batchelor’s pickup struck the left front of the westbound semi....</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> 57697180@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:04:49 MDT Letter: Distracted-driving bill doesn’t go far enough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676804-82/bill-driving-drivers-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676804-82/bill-driving-drivers-orem.html.csp">Letter: Distracted-driving bill doesn’t go far enough</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T01:01:03.226-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a constant advocate for hands-on driving, I felt that this year the state Legislature had moved into the world of reality. Finally SB253 would not only forbid texting but ban entirely the use of a hand-held phone. Not so fast. The bill was watered down in committee. No surprise. Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, said she voted against the bill because it does not create a delineation of what drivers can and cannot do (“Senate OKs bill targeting distracted driving,” Tribune, March 11). Eliminat...</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> 57676804@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Two cyclists killed in crash on Redwood Road in Lehi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57670054-78/paul-road-lehi-pickup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57670054-78/paul-road-lehi-pickup.html.csp">Two cyclists killed in crash on Redwood Road in Lehi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T23:17:20.22-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lehi • Two men riding bicycles to work died Wednesday morning when they were hit by a pickup truck on Redwood Road in Lehi. The crash killed Bryan Byrge, 39, of Riverton, and John Coons, 35, of Herriman. The accident occurred near 2100 N. Redwood Road about 6 a.m., while it was still dark. The victims were southbound on Redwood Road and had just begun to make a left turn onto 2100 North when they were hit by the northbound pickup. Lehi police Lt. Darren Paul said the men died instantly. It 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> 57670054@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:17:20 MDT GM, Ford Feb. sales fall as weather pounds nation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625196-79/sales-percent-chrysler-pickup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625196-79/sales-percent-chrysler-pickup.html.csp">GM, Ford Feb. sales fall as weather pounds nation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T08:35:02.738-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • General Motors and Ford reported U.S. sales declines last month as frigid temperatures and snowstorms pounded much of the nation. The country’s top two automakers both said the month started slowly but sales began to recover in the second half, a sign that fears of a broader auto sales slowdown may be unfounded. Also, Chrysler and Nissan reported double-digit gains, although they had to discount some key models to get there. Volkswagen, which has been struggling in the U.S., reported ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576251962014-03-03T08:35:02.738-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-03T08:35:02.738-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57625196@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:35:02 MDT Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp">Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway</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="2014-02-27T12:27:18.182-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A four-vehicle crash with at least two minor injuries brought commuters to a crawl Thursday morning on Bangerter Highway. The 8 a.m. accident closed down two northbound lanes for about an hour on a West Valley City stretch of the highway, near 4000 South and 3800 West. West Valley City police Lt. Dalan Taylor said the accident began when a red pickup truck rear-ended a car, triggering more crashes involving another, red pickup which collided with the same car again, forcing it to sideswipe a sec...</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> 57607223@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:27:18 MDT