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6-year-old dies in semi-truck accident, 9 others hospitalized

A family of 5 smiles for a picture.
Kimball Family GoFundMe

Six-year-old Edison Kimball died Thursday after a semi-truck crashed into his family's SUV on I-215. Kimball was in the car with his mother, Kristi, and sister, Ruby who were both hospitalized after the collision. Ruby is in critical condition in the ICU at Primary Children's Hospital. 

According to Utah Highway Patrol, the family's SUV was struck, causing them to crash into four other vehicles, hospitalizing nine people. 

The family has started a GoFundMe to help with Kristi and Ruby's medical bills. 

A long time lover of NPR and radio reporting, Clayre Scott joined UPR in August of 2021 as the producer of the weekly podcast UnDisciplined. She began reporting in 2022 and now enjoys telling stories through sound and getting weekly texts from her family after hearing her on the radio. Along with her work at UPR, Clayre is attending Utah State University to get her degree in Broadcast Journalism, with time on the side to study Political Science and Art History.