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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Rattled By News of Traffic Accident

February 23, 2011

Having made the commute to ATK Launch Systems in Promontory for 11 years, the news of this accident has my stomache turning and rattled. No names have been released, but considering it was during the morning commute, I may very well know the people involved.

Two Critically Hurt in Box Elder Head-on Crash

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol Two men were critically injured when their car collided with a pickup on State Road 83 near Corinne and the ATK plant on Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred about 6 a.m. on State Road 83 near the ATK Launch Systems Plant. An eastbound pickup truck making a left turn collided with an oncoming passenger car. Two male passengers were flown by medical helicopters from the scene. The driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries.

The pickup driver was expected to be cited for failure to yield the right of way.