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Beaver County Fatal Crash (Updated)

Wednesday January 19, 2022

On Jan, 19, 2022 at approximately 12:36 pm, a Gray BMW SUV was northbound on I 15 near MM 114.5. There was a semi with a flat tire off the right side of the road.  As the BMW approached the area of the semi it appears that it suddenly swerved to the left into and through the left lane and to the edge of the pavement. The BMW then served back to the right sliding sideways and off the right side of the road.  The BMW then started rolling and rolled up and embankment and into a tree.  The 53 year old male driver was deceased at that time.  He was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol impairment is being investigated as a possible contributor of the accident. MCIT and SBI were called and are involved in the investigation.

BMW Driver (Fatal): Jason R Almond Age: 53 From: South Jordan, UT



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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