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Marissa Duffy, 27, killed; 2-year-old boy seriously injured in single-car crash in Uintah County, Utah

Modified Date: 
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:13pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, December 1, 2014

Uintah County woman killed, 2-year-old injured in crash

Power was restored about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Moon Lake Electric Association crews responded to an 11:30 p.m. report of a power outage when they discovered that it had been caused by a power pole that had been sheared off when a driver went off 5500 East in a rural area just south of Bottle Hollow Reservoir. The car was about 270 feet from the pole. Moon Lake crews called 911 and pulled a 2-year-old boy out of the wrecked car through the sunroof. After emergency responders reached the scene, the toddler was airlifted to a Wasatch Front hospital with multiple injuries, including broken bones, according to Uintah County Undersheriff John Laursen. The driver, Marissa Duffy of Fort Duchesne, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Marissa Duffy
5500 East

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