Car Catches Fire After Highway 40 Accident

A car accident went from bad to worse of Friday night on Highway 40 west of Craig. According to a KRAI report, a Subaru station wagon became engulfed in flames as a result of damage done to the vehicle after hitting a deer. The accident took place Friday night around 11:30pm and it is believed that the fire was a result of damage to the engine. Thankfully there were no injuries reported in the incident but the vehicle was a total loss. The crash happened about 13 miles west of Craig on Highway 40.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.