Driver arrested following St. George crash
St. George — The driver of a pick-up truck that struck several large trees on Turkey Cove Road in St. George Sept. 22 was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence, according to Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison.
Benjamin Fernald, 29, was traveling north on Turkey Cove Road Sept. 22 and he failed to negotiate a curve in the road just after 10:30 p.m., according to a police report. The vehicle went off the road, crashing into several large trees before coming to rest and trapping Fernald inside. The pick-up is a total loss, Dennison said.
After being treated by St. George EMS for general pain, Fernald refused medical transport.