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Monday April 15, 2024 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release


Fatal Crash at SR 179 Mile Post 1

Saturday November 6, 2021

On Saturday 11/06/2021 at approximately 0419 a cement mixer truck was traveling northeast near mile marker 1 at the Parachute Lane intersection. A Dodge Durango was traveling westbound on Pole Canyon Road towards Grantsville. The Durango did not stop for a stop sign at the intersection and was struck by the cement truck on the driver side. The driver of the Durango was killed on impact. The driver of the cement truck sustained only minor injuries. 

The deceased driver was identified as Oscar Villegas, 61, of West Jordan, UT.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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