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Enoch Man Dies In SR14 Thanksgiving Day Rollover

Utah Department of Public Safety


  An Enoch man is dead, his passenger injured after the Jeep he was driving left the mountain highway near the Iron and Kane County line, and rolled down an embankment during a Thanksgiving Day snow storm.

Around 10 a.m. Thursday, 80-year-old Edwin Hackley was driving eastbound on SR-14 near Navajo Lake in snowy conditions. The Jeep Wrangler spun off the road, hitting a large rock, then rolled about 40 feet down a steep embankment. Mr. Hackley was ejected and died on scene.

The crash was called in by a passing snowplow driver about an hour and a half after it occurred. 76-year-old Karen Hackley, a passenger in the vehicle was treated at the scene and transported by ambulance to Cedar City Hospital.