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Fatal Auto Pedestrian Crash near Duchesne (Updated 10/7/21)

Wednesday October 6, 2021

On 10/06/2021 at approximately 03:05 hrs. a 59-year-old Colorado resident (pedestrian) was directing a backing maneuver of a co-worker, operating a semi-truck on Hwy 87 milepost 3.5 at the 6000 South intersection.  A semi-truck traveling north on Hwy 87 did not see the pedestrian directing traffic and struck him. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. The pedestrian was not wearing any reflective clothing.  Lanes were closed at the intersection for approximately 2 hours for the crash investigation.  

Pedestrian (Fatal): Peter Peterson Age: 59 From: Windsor, CO

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Department of Public Safety
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