Eric E. Blackham Killed in Utah County Racing Crash on SR-147 near 8000 S
Utah County, Utah (October 8, 2019) – An 18-year-old Provo man was killed a racing crash Monday evening in Utah County, according to authorities.
The crash took place around 5:15 p.m. October 7, on SR-147 (5600 W) near 8000 S, northwest of Payson.
UHP said a blue 1975 Ford F25, driven by Eric E. Blackham, and a 2004 Chevy Silverado were heading northbound on the highway when the Chevy pulled up alongside the Ford. While exhibiting speed, a sideswipe crash occurred.
The impact caused the Ford to go off the left side of the roadway where it rolled over.
Blackham was declared dead at the scene. A younger passenger in the Ford was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Eric E. Blackham.
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