Two killed in wrong-way crash

FARMINGTON—A 91-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman died following a crash on Legacy Highway near Glovers Mile Post 10 Feb. 28. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Donald R Egginton was driving a Volvo southbound in the northbound lanes. A Chrysler was traveling northbound with traffic ahead when the traffic ahead swerved out of the way of the oncoming Volvo. The two vehicles collided head on. Epemesa Aetonu, a passenger in the Chrysler later died of her injuries. The driver of the Chrysler is expected to survive. Egginton, of Bountiful also passed away from injuries sustained in the collision. Officials said everyone was wearing seatbelts and the investigation into why Egginton was driving the wrong direction is ongoing.


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