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Driver dies after crash in Iron Co. (Updated)

Thursday September 28, 2023

 On Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at approximately 7:46 am, Iron County Troopers were dispatched to a crash on I-15 Southbound near milepost 77.  A semi truck was reportedly cut off by a passenger vehicle and had swerved to the left, crossed through the median, over the Northbound lanes, and off of the Northbound shoulder. The truck continued through a fence where it came to rest in a field.  Troopers arrived on scene and collected documents from the driver to begin a report.  While the 60-year-old male driver of the semi was interacting with medical personnel on scene, he lost consciousness for a short period of time and a medical helicopter was called to transport him.  While medical was preparing to transport, he was talking, coherent, and advising his desire to stay with his semi and take care of his cargo.  The scene was cleared and the subject was transported to the hospital.  Troopers were notified that the driver of the vehicle passed away on September 27, 2023, at 11:13 hours at the hospital.

Semi Driver (Fatal): Kayed Asad Ezzat Masoud, Age: 60, From: Boise, ID

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