LEAMINGTON, Millard County — The names of two people killed in a head-on collision on a rural Utah road during foggy conditions Wednesday were released Thursday.
Kenneth R. Nielson, 39, and Lena R. Tanner, 39, both of Delta, were killed when their car collided head-on with a large utility truck while they were attempting to pass a semitrailer on state Route 132, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. While the Suburban driven by Nielson was in the westbound lane, it was hit by a Peterbuilt service truck.
A child in a car seat in the back was flown by medical helicopter to Utah Valley Hospital in Provo and was expected to survive. The age of the child was not immediately available.
The driver of the service truck was not injured.