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Details on the Fatal Crash on US 6 MM 186

Monday April 26, 2021

On April 25th, 2021, at 8:58 P.M, on US-6 milepost 186, a Chevrolet Silverado traveling eastbound crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Cruze. This collision caused extensive damage to both vehicles and resulted in the passenger of the Cruze, a 32-year-old male, to be fatally injured. The driver of the Cruze and passenger in the Silverado were both transported with non- life threatening injuries. The driver of the Silverado received only minor injuries. Lanes were were shut down for 5 hours and back open a 2:09 A.M.

The deceased passenger is Antonio Valdiviezo, age 32, of Hobbs, NM.

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Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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