Fatal Crash on SR-191

A tragic crash took the life of a Randlett man on Sunday afternoon in Duchesne County. According to Utah Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 1:00pm. “A flatbed pickup truck was traveling southbound on SR-191 near milepost 256 when it approached a curve in the roadway. After leaving the roadway, the pickup rolled down an embankment and came to rest in a river on the passenger side.” Tragically, the driver, who was the only occupant in the pickup, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected as the vehicle rolled. Highway Patrol cites excessive speed as the primary cause of the crash. The driver was identified as 25-year-old Decker Manning of Randlett. Our condolences go out to the friends, family and community now mourning this loss of life.

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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.