A Utah woman is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with her car in a fatal collision.

That's according to a post on the Rock Springs Police Department Facebook page.

According to the post, the case started on Wednesday, May 24, when officers were called to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County on an original report of an assault. Police soon learned that a man in his 40s had been rushed to the hospital after being hit by a car.

The man soon died. Police then found the driver of the vehicle, identified in the release as Rene Daniels of Utah.

Daniels was arrested and booked into the Sweetwater County Detention Center on Involuntary Manslaughter charges. Police say the investigation is ongoing, adding the following:

Rock Springs Police Department is asking for any witnesses to this event to please come forward. If you were at the Kum & Go on 9th Street between 10:10pm and 11pm, you may have witnessed this event. Please contact Rock Springs Police Department at 307-352-1575 and reference case number R23-10135.

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A landspout - a type of tornado that is "smaller and weaker than tornadoes produced by supercells" appeared within city limits on May 24, 2023, shocking residents. The spout was visible over Dell Range Blvd. In response to the spout, F.E. Warren Air Force Base issued a warning on the base urging occupants to seek shelter.

Several Cheyenne residents captured the landspout on camera. Did you see the would-be twister appear over Cheyenne?



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