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1 KILLED AS PICKUP COLLIDES WITH SEMI

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A Utah woman was killed and a man and toddler injured when the pickup truck they were riding in collided with a semitrailer truck Monday on I-15 near Parowan. Police have also identified the man killed in a car-train accident Monday in South Jordan.

Killed were:Margaret F. Fiso, 25.

James R. Richmond, 30, West Valley City.

Fiso, her 21-month-old son, Josiah Fiso, and Tony S. Fiso, 31, were ejected after their pickup truck rolled twice, Utah Highway Patrol's Cedar City office said.

There was some confusion whether the Fiso family is from Provo or St. George.

The two adults were not wearing seat belts, and the boy reportedly was riding on his mother's lap, the UHP said.

Josiah Fiso was in fair and stable condition Tuesday morning at Primary Children's Medical Center, a spokeswoman said.

Tony Fiso was in critical condition Tuesday at LDS Hospital with head injuries, a spokeswoman said.

The driver of the Gordon Trucking semi, William A. Brown Jr., 47, Kirby, Ore., was not injured.

The semi and pickup were driving north about 15 miles north of Parowan Monday morning, the UHP said.

The pickup was in the left lane to pass the semi, the UHP said. When Brown leaned over to pick up something from the floor, his vehicle crossed the center line, officials said.

The pickup swerved to the left but then overcorrected and hit the rear of the semi, the UHP said. The impact sent the pickup off the left side of the road, where it rolled.

A trooper is investigating the accident.

- Richmond, 30, was driving west on 11100 South when his car crashed into the southbound train at about 450 West, a South Jordan police report says.

The impact spun the car off the east side of the tracks and ejected Richmond.

He was pronounced dead at LDS Hospital.

Witnesses told police the driver attempted to stop the vehicle at the railroad crossing before trying to proceed past the tracks.

An investigation into the crash is continuing.