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Friday December 02, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT Alerts: I-70 Fatal Crash READ

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Driver dies in crash near Strawberry Reservoir (Crash from Monday)

Thursday September 29, 2022

On Monday, September 26, 2022, at approximately 4:34 pm, an empty semi-tractor trailer was traveling eastbound on US-40 near milepost 40. A Honda CR-V turned left off Strawberry Road to go westbound on US-40. The CR-V failed to yield to the tractor-trailer and was struck on the driver’s side. The 82-year-old female Honda driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 82-year-old male passenger of the Honda was flown from the scene in serious condition. The driver of the semi was uninjured in the incident. The crash blocked both travel directions, and the closure lasted about 3 hours as crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.

Honda driver (fatal): Hao M Kuo Age: 82 From Cottonwood Heights, UT

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