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(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Unified Police authorities secure a fatal car crash on 700 east near 2900 south in Salt Lake City, Utah Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Woman killed in collision in Millcreek, two others hospitalized
First Published Jun 03 2014 03:31 pm • Last Updated Jun 03 2014 10:13 pm

A Millcreek woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a car crash near her home.

A 17-year-old was driving north on 700 East about 3 p.m. when a southbound car turned left in front of him near 2900 South, said Unified Police Department Lt. Justin Hoyal.

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The two cars collided, killing Kari Wartenbe, the 43-year-old driver of the southbound car. Her 35-year-old passenger was critically injured and taken to Intermountain Medical Center, Hoyal said.

The teenage driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital. Three passengers in the teen’s car, all in their late teens, suffered no serious injuries.

Investigators do not know why Wartenbe turned in front of the oncoming car; the intersection is not controlled by a traffic signal, Hoyal said.

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