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Tuesday January 18, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon County Fatal Crash

Monday January 3, 2022

 On Monday January 3, 2022 at about 7:30 am, a red Dodge Neon was traveling west on SR-123 near mile post 4 when it drifted off the right road edge, overcorrected left, and crossed the centerline. It then went off the south edge of the roadway and overturned.  The sole occupant was a 48 year-old male driver from Price UT. He was thrown from the vehicle and was found deceased when officers arrived.  It was apparent that the accident had occurred sometime earlier than when it was report. No indication of impairment was immediately apparent.  The seatbelt showed no signs of use.  There was minimal impact on traffic in the area during the investigation.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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