Names of deceased in weekend SUV accident released

Wreckage of the SUV that went off a cliff in the Warner Valley area of Washington County, Utah, Sept. 22, 2012 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

WASHINGTON COUNTY – The names of two of the victims involved in a fatal SUV crash near Warner Valley Saturday morning were released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Monday.

The deceased are: Jacqueline K. Mertin, 30, and Robert Kurt Evans, 37, both of St. George. A third victim, a female, was airlifted to Dixie Regional Medical Center with head and back injuries. Her name has not been released.

Multiple agencies were dispatched to the scene of the accident at approximately 5:15 a.m. Saturday after the survivor of the crash called 911. The vehicle involved in the accident appeared to have run off a cliff according to authorities.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation into the incident is ongoing.


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