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Sunday November 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release

Fatal Crash in Box Elder County at MM 386 I-15 Southbound.

Friday November 5, 2021

On November 05, 2021 at 1342 hours, a fatal crash took place at mile marker 386 I-15 southbound. The vehicle involved was a semi freightliner tractor truck. The vehicle was traveling southbound in the area at the time. The driver of the vehicle appeared to have suffered a fatal medical issue while driving. The vehicle went off the roadway to the right and through a large ditch. When troopers arrived on scene, the driver was unresponsive still in the driver seat. Troopers and EMS personnel provided life-saving measures, but the driver had passed away.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Nirdeep Shandel of Cathedral City, CA.



Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety


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