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Box Elder County Fatal (Photos added)

Tuesday December 20, 2022

On Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at about 1:00 am, Box Elder dispatch received a 911 call of an accident on Sr-30 involving a semi and a pickup truck. A silver 2015 Chevy pickup was Westbound on SR-30 near milepost 99. The driver crossed over center into the eastbound lanes and hit head-on with a white 2020 Kenworth semi with a single trailer in the right lane. A single adult male driver occupied both vehicles. The 38-year-old male driver of the Chevy truck was killed on impact. The 24-year-old male driver of the Semi sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

SR-30 was shut down in both directions until about 5:30 am when one lane was opened eastbound and westbound. The crash is under investigation to identify what caused the driver to cross into oncoming traffic.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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