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Monday April 15, 2024 Salt Lake City, UT

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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.

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Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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