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Press Release


Critical accident in Box Elder County, Car Vs. Cow

Sunday February 27, 2022

At approximately 7:30 pm on Sunday, February 27th, a westbound passenger car struck a cow in the roadway on SR-102 at mile 14. The only occupant of the car, a male, had to be extracted. The male was transported by ground to the closest hospital where he was then flown to a trauma center on the Wasatch Front in critical condition. The cow did not survive the impact. UHP is investigating how the cow got on the roadway and whether any other factors came into play.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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