(KUTV) — Police have released the name of a man who was killed in a fatal crash near Grantsville on Tuesday morning.
Police say James Brubaker, 23, was driving a 2001 Buick Century westbound on the SR-138, a two-lane highway, when he attempted to pass a semi. The area was a no-passing zone.
Brubaker hit a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, traveling eastbound, head on. The driver of the Toyota was left with serious injuries, and two passengers with minor injuries. An ambulance took them to a Salt Lake area hospital.
Brubaker was pronounced dead on the scene.
SR-138 was closed for almost three hours.