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Wednesday January 26, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release

Fatal Crash in Wasatch County (Updated 8/6/21)

Monday August 2, 2021

On 08/1/2021 at approximately 3:38 p.m., a gray GMC pickup truck was traveling southbound on SR-189 near 3000 south outside of Heber City. For an unknown reason the GMC pickup crossed the two-way center turn lane into the oncoming northbound traffic. The GMC side-swiped a Ford pickup and then hit a Volvo SUV head on. The driver of the GMC pickup truck was pronounced dead on the scene. Five other persons were transported for non-life threatening injuries. SR-189 was closed temporarily for the investigation. Traffic was diverted through Midway and Charleston. SBI responded to assist with interviewing the witnesses.

GMC Driver (Fatal): Cesario Bartolo Age: 49 From: West Valley, UT



Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety


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