Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

A makeshift memorial for Antonio Mendoza placed outside the In-and-Out in Washington City on Dec. 15, 2019. Mendoza lost his life after an SUV crashed into the restaurant the day before. | Photo by Chris Reed, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories.

Las Vegas man dies in wake of Washington City In-N-Out Burger crash

According to Washington City Police, a Las Vegas man died after succumbing to injuries sustained resulting from an SUV crashing into the wall of a nearby In-N-Out restaurant. Washington City, Utah, Dec. 14, 2019 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

WASHINGTON CITY — A Las Vegas man has died as a result of Saturday’s SUV crash into the In-N-Out Burger in Washington City. Authorities confirmed Sunday that Antonio Mendoza, who was inside the restaurant when a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse SUV crashed into the side of the building, died due to injuries sustained in the incident.

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Suspected mountain lion attack prompts warning for Springdale residents

Cougar photo courtesy of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, St. George News

SPRINGDALE — An attack on a deer prompted police to issue an alert Saturday afternoon that a mountain lion was getting close to the Springdale town area.

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First class of students at Crimson Cliffs High look to lip dub to launch school traditions and unity

Crimson Cliffs studenst participate in a lip dub on campus, Washington, Utah, Dec. 4, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Crimson Cliffs, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Crimson Cliffs is the newest member of the Washington County School District and with a new school comes the ability to create traditions from the ground up.

That is the goal of the student body at Crimson Cliffs High School with a lip dub they recorded on Dec. 4.

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BLM conducting wild horse roundup throughout Washington, Iron counties

Wild horses, location and date not specified | Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management, St. George News

CEDAR CITY — The Bureau of Land Management Cedar City Field Office is starting operations to gather and remove excess wild horses in the North Hills Joint Management Area that is located west of Enterprise and jointly managed by the BLM and U.S. Forest Service.

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‘Shop With a Cop’ convoys of caring belt their sirens throughout Iron, Washington counties

Police officers shopping with children at one of three Walmarts during annual Shop With a Cop event, Hurricane, Utah, Dec. 14, 2019 | Photo by Ron Chaffin, St. George News

SOUTHERN UTAH — After a warm breakfast of pancakes, sausage and eggs, sheriff’s deputies, troopers and first responders from all over Washington and Iron County escorted 201 kids to Walmart and Target for a Christmas shopping adventure.

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The top five honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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