ARIZONA STRIP – One teenager was killed and three other young men injured when the jeep they were in rolled on Bureau of Land Management Road 1069 in Mohave County, Arizona, approximately 30 miles south of St. George, Utah, late Saturday night.
At about 11:45 p.m. MST Saturday, (12:45 a.m. Sunday MDT – Utah), Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident scene via a call that came through St. George Police Department. Deputies found the Jeep Wrangler had left the roadway and rolled.
The rear-seated passenger, Brooks Johnson, 18, of Santa Clara, Utah, was unrestrained and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver, Connor Livingston, 20, of Ivins, along with passengers Brayden Oaks, 18, of Washington, Utah, and Jace William Graft, 20, of Ivins Utah, suffered injuries and were transported by ambulance to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office and St. George Police also responded with assistance.
Speed was found to be a contributing factor in the rollover, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Patricia Carter said. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
An autopsy is pending and this accident remains under investigation.
This report is based on preliminary information derived from law enforcement or emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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