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Thursday October 06, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

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Fatal Crash I-15 milepost 272, Utah County (Updated 11/1/21)Now a double fatal

Sunday October 31, 2021

On October 31, 2021 at 12:05 AM, a Kia passenger car was stopped in the right emergency lane of I-15 southbound at milepost 272. A Toyota pickup was traveling southbound at the same location and drifted into the emergency lane striking the passenger car. There were two occupants in the passenger car. The front seat passenger was killed in the impact and the driver was transported by ground ambulance with serious life-threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup had no injuries and was transported to the section office where she was arrested for suspicion of DUI.

I-15 southbound lanes 3, 4, 5, and 6 (exit-only) were blocked for extrication and investigation they have since re-opened.

Kia Passenger (Fatal): Season M Dow Age: 43 From: Tampa, FL

Kia Driver (Fatal): Tobias A Dow Age: 16 From: American Fork, UT

Driver of the Toyota was Kesley Pope, 22 of Pleasant Grove, UT.

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MEDIA CONTACT

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

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