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CRASH IN SPRINGVILLE KILLS PAYSON WOMAN

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An elderly woman died Monday morning after she made a U-turn in front of a northbound vehicle on Main Street in Springville.

Killed in the accident was:Edith Wert, 78, Payson.

Wert was pronounced dead at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center shortly after the accident that occurred at 9:50 a.m.

Wert had stopped at 900 N. Main to pick up her sister, Ruth Wake, 73, of Springville, according to Lt. Oliver Nielsen of the Springville Police Department. She then left her parking place, apparently intending to make a U-turn back onto Main Street. She turned into the path of Amy Bailey, 19, of Springville, who was traveling north at the time.

All three people were extricated from the vehicles involved, said Nielsen. Wake and Bailey were transported to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, treated and later released.