Three Die in Highway Crash ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Three Die in Highway Crash

Three people died when their car collided with a truck driving the wrong way on the I-80 near Tooele County, Utah. Vakataha Mila, 43, Valentine Kioa, 50, and Sosaio Fehoko, 69, were killed instantly when a pickup truck driven by Jeffrey M. Harrison, 22, crashed into their car. A third passenger, Saiala Mila, 30 was taken to hospital with injuries. Harrison was also injured in the accident. Both Harrison and Mila were wearing seatbelts. According to UHP Trooper Randall Akers, excessive speed and alcohol are not thought to be factors in the accident, although toxicology test results are yet to be examined. The crash remains under investigation.

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