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Sunday November 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

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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.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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