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One man killed after early morning crash in Layton

FILE Photo: Layton Police Department

LAYTON UT — A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Layton early Saturday morning. 

Layton police say the crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. on 700 South near 900 West.

Sgt. John Ottesen says a westbound driver in a passenger car drifted into eastbound traffic on 700 South near 900 West. Layton police say that driver hit another vehicle in a white truck, head-on.

The driver that drifted into eastbound traffic died as a result of the crash. Police say the other driver had no apparent injuries and left the scene. However, he was taken to a hospital by family members as a precautionary measure.

At this time, Sgt. Ottesen says there are no indicators that alcohol or drugs were involved.


Layton’s traffic division officers were at the scene of the crash Saturday morning, helping to recreate the accident and assist with the investigation.

Police say the man that died was 24-years-old, but no other information was made available as to his identity.

An investigation into the crash continues.