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Fatal Head-on Collision on US 89

Fatal Head-on Collision on US 89
December 23
11:10 2015
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Emergency vehicles crowded the area

On Monday, December 21st, at approximately 5:04 p.m. the Page Police Department received a report of a head-on vehicle collision at US Highway 89 and North Lake Powell Blvd. in Page.

Initial investigation showed that a black 2002 Chevy pickup was heading southbound on US Highway 89 making a left turn onto North Lake Powell Blvd.  The Chevy pickup started to turn in front of another vehicle, a maroon 1991 Toyota pickup, which was northbound on US Highway 89 and the two vehicles collided.

Page Fire Department responded and treated both subjects at the scene.

The driver of the Chevy was transported to Page Hospital with minor injuries.  He was treated and later released.

The driver of the Toyota was transported to Page Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

He was identified as 71-year-old Dennis Richter of Greenehaven.

The incident is still under investigation.  Anyone with information can contact Lieutenant Larry Jones at the Page Police Department at 928-645-4378 or by email at [email protected]


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