Woman Loses Her Life in ATV Accident in Emery County


Press Release

A 65-year-old Pleasant Grove woman lost her life in an ATV accident in Cottonwood Canyon northwest of Orangeville over the holiday weekend. They woman was identified as Danielle Seegmiller.

The accident occurred on the road that goes to Indian Creek Campground on Monday afternoon. Investigators at the scene said that she was traveling down a hill with a steep grade at 17-20 mph when the ATV started skidding around a curve in the road. The ATV then flipped and rolled over on her.

Her husband was traveling behind her and immediately started attending to her. A couple from Emery County came across the accident approximately 10 minutes later and stopped to help. The woman, who is a nurse, stayed at the scene while her husband traveled several miles down the canyon until he had cell phone service. His call came into ECSO dispatch approximately 30 minutes after the accident.

The woman suffered fatal head injuries and died at the scene. She was not wearing a helmet. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.

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