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2 WOMEN KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENTS

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Two women have died in separate accidents on Utah roads.

Killed were:June Cozzens, 60, Salt Lake City.

Edna Dunkleberger, 60, Pasadena, Calif.

Cozzens died in a three-car accident Thursday afternoon in North Salt Lake, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

The Highway Patrol said Cozzens was eastbound on Center Street in North Salt Lake about 12:30 p.m. and apparently failed to stop at the stop sign at the Redwood Road intersection.

She struck the rear of a southbound car on Redwood Road driven by Johnny Blackmon, West Valley City, and was broadsided by another southbound car driven by Timothy Rayetew, also of West Valley City.

The impact caused Cozzens, who was not wearing a seat belt, to be ejected through the driver's side window of her car, according to the Highway Patrol.

Cozzens was taken to LDS Hospital by air ambulance and died about 10 minutes after arrival. Rayetew suffered minor head and facial injuries when he struck the windshield of his car, troopers said, and was treated at Lakeview Hospital and released.

Dunklebeerger was killed and her husband critically injured Tuesday when their motor home collided with a truck on I-70 and rolled 1 1/2 times.

Both vehicles were traveling east two miles inside Utah near the Colorado border when Christopher Smith, 24, of Scottsdale, fell asleep while driving a pickup truck, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The truck drifted into the motor home, forcing it off the road.

The woman was thrown from the motor home and died at the scene. Her husband, Dan Dunkleberger, 58, was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo. in critical condition, where he remained Friday.

Smith's truck came to rest in the median after the collision. He was treated for minor injuries at the scene and released.