Danae Stevens, Jared Facer Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 89 in Layton

Danae Stevens, Jared Facer Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 89 in Layton

Danae Stevens and Jared Facer ID’d as Persons Killed in Layton Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 89 near Antelope Drive

Layton, Utah (March 26, 2020) – The two people who were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday night in Layton have been identified as Jared Facer,30, of Layton and Danae Stevens,51, of Layton, according to police.

The fatal crash happened at about 11:08 p.m., on March 24, on Highway 89, near Antelope Drive.

Layton police said at about 11:00 p.m.; officers received a call about a man, Facer, who was yelling and damaging property at a home near 1200 East 2450 North. Officers responded to the home, and as they were responding, the caller reported that Facer had left in a silver Mazda car.

One of the responding officers saw Facer and began to follow him. The officer activated his lights to pull Facer over on Highway 89, but he sped away heading southbound.

Moments later, at about 11:08 p.m., Facer, drifted into the northbound lanes of the highway and collided head-on with an oncoming Kia SUV, driven by Stevens.

Both Facer and Stevens were pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into the crash is underway. 

We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Danae Stevens and Jared Facer.

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