Employee killed after van crashes into Tooele business - FOX 13 News Utah

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TOOELE, Utah — A pistillate was killed Monday aft she was pinned by a minivan that crashed done a Tooele business, besides injuring different worker inside.

The clang astatine 169 North Main Street, which is the determination of "Ensign Engineering and Land Survey," occurred conscionable aft 11:30 a.m. aft the operator of the minivan was seen driving northbound successful the southbound lanes of Main Street.

During the incident, a pistillate worker was pinned astatine her table astatine the beforehand of the store. First responders rendered assistance to the woman, but she died soon aft from her injuries.

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Another antheral worker was taken to the hospital, but officials were unsure astir his condition.

Police said the antheral operator of the minivan was allegedly heading northbound successful the southbound lanes connected Main Street earlier hopping implicit a curb and into the storefront. The operator was besides hospitalized successful an undisclosed condition.

"Something similar this, wherever we person a fatality progressive ... household isn't expecting thing similar this to happen, past to person abrupt quality that a loved 1 has passed away. It's a small much hard to take," said Cpl. Colbey Bentley with the Tooele City Police Department.

Investigators are looking into the mishap and whether a aesculapian information oregon distraction could person been the cause.

A adjacent person of the driver's household told FOX 13 News that they judge helium suffered a seizure portion driving.

"We’ve got to spot if it was a aesculapian occurrence that caused this crash," said Bentley. " If determination was impairment, if determination was a distraction. There’s a batch of things that our officers and investigators are moving connected close present to beryllium capable to portion that together."

Crews connected the country cleaned up debris from the bureau that had been scattered crossed the parking lot. The bureau has since been boarded up arsenic the probe continues.

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