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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.

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