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Additional details on the fatal crash on I-15 NB at MM 358

Wednesday November 27, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7616 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 11-27-2019 17:09)

Section: 1 // District: 0

Date: 11-27-2019

Time: 11:16

Location: I-15

Mile Post: 358

Travel Direction: North

Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
The driver of a 2014 Ford Fusion was traveling northbound on I-15 near milepost 358-north of the Willard Bay exit. Prior to Perry Port of entry, the vehicle lost control and slid off the freeway to the right. It slid sideways onto the shoulder and down a slight decline making impact with a large cement sign base, impacting with the drivers side door of the vehicle. The driver was killed instantly. The front seat passenger was initially thought to be in serious condition, but after being transported to the hospital and being further evaluated, she was reported to be to ‘good’ condition with some minor injuries and will be released from the hospital tonight.

The deceased gentleman in this crash is Ronald W Hunt, age 51 of Riverton.

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Marissa Cote
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MCOTE@UTAH.GOV

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