Driver Identified in Carbon County Fatal Crash

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UPDATE: According to State Police, the driver killed in a crash Tuesday morning in Banks Township has been identified as 27-year-old Katlyn Tarud of Beaver Meadows.

Tarud’s vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a tree on Spring Mountain Road. A three-year-old girl in the vehicle was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate what caused the crash.

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BANKS TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Emergency crews have shut down a portion of Spring Mountain Road, commonly referred to as Weatherly/Planes Road in Banks Township, Carbon County.

Reports of a crash came in around 9:30 Tuesday morning. The coroner has been called to the scene.

Eyewitness News has been told two people were in the vehicle when it crashed. Drivers are advised to avoid the area while crews operate on the scene.

This is a developing story. We’ll bring you the latest details as they are made public.

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