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Sandy man dies in desert crash

A Utah man was killed over the weekend when his car flipped after leaving U.S. 95 near Searchlight.

Killed was:John Atwood Briant, 25, Sandy.

Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Steve Harney said Briant was driving north on U.S. 95 Sunday when his car drifted onto the paved shoulder. Briant swerved the car back to the left, going across two travel lanes and ending up in a desert area.

The car flipped, ejecting Briant and his passenger, Maryanne Page of San Jose, Calif. Briant was pronounced dead at the scene. Page was transported to University Medical Center in Las Vegas.