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Monday April 15, 2024 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release

A body is located along I-80 in Tooele County. (Updates 5:00 am 2/16/23)

Wednesday February 15, 2023

UPDATE: (2/16/23 5:00 am)
No additional information to release at this time. Next update will come around mid-day unless information becomes available.

Initial information:
On Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at about 1:39 pm, Troopers responded to a report of a possible dead body near mile marker 93 on I-80 WB. When they arrived on the scene, they located a body that was several feet off the roadway in the dirt area on the north shoulder in some sagebrush. Lane two of I-80 and the shoulder are closed for investigation. It is unknown how long the lane will be closed.

More information will be posted when it is available.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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