At 12:25 p.m. eyewitnesses said a semi-truck crashed into a Burger King in Logan. Mayor LaDamian Thymes-Jones III said this accident was due to a traffic light malfunction in which two differing lights turned green at the same time.

The Utah Department of Transportation says the traffic light malfunction is a very rare occurrence and is an electrical-based issue. The department is currently investigating the problem.

The crash in the system could be due to rainy weather, emergency transportation interference or extra-terrestrials, as some people are claiming.

Catsy Holland, a volunteer EMT who was on her way to work when the accident happened, said a semi-truck “slid into the restaurant.”

Holland said she was doing her best to help victims at the scene of the crime.

“I’m trying to help people,” Holland said. “But it looks really bad.”

Katherine Emerson, a Burger King employee, said she was in the back when the truck hit. She said she is in shock.

“There are dead bodies in the place that I work,” Emerson said. “When I woke up this morning, I thought it was just going to be a normal work day and it isn’t.”

During a press conference at 1:45 p.m. Logan High School principal Glen Tucker stated that of the eight casualties, three were high school students. He said grief counselors will be on hand for students and the high school will hold a candle-light vigil tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Romney Stadium.