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Fatal Crash near Beaver on I-15

Sunday March 28, 2021

IRON COUNTY, UT – On March 28, 2021, at approximately 3:48 PM there was some tire debris in the travel lanes of I-15 just North of mile 93.  A Infiniti QX50 had slowed down because of the debris.  A Mazda CX-9 was in the process of slowing down. A Toyota Tacoma attempted to change lanes but was unable to avoid the Mazda. This impact caused the Mazda to be pushed forward and collide with the rear of the Infinity. A 5 year old female who was in the Mazda sustained fatal injuries even though she was in a forward facing child restraint seat.  All of the other occupants in the vehicle’s were wearing seat belts and did not have serious injuries.  I-15 was closed for a time to investigate the scene and clear the crash from the roadway.

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Nick Street
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
NSTREET@UTAH.GOV

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