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Tuesday October 15, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT

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Fatal crash near MM 294 on SR-6

Sunday September 29, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7462 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 09-29-2019 19:36)

Notification Made By: Lt. Chris Parkins

Section: 9 // District:

Date: 09-29-2019

Time: 15:53

Location: SR-6

Mile Post: 294

Travel Direction: East

Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:

A white 1994 Infiniti was eastbound on SR-6 near milepost 294. The Infiniti crossed over the center line and impacted two tractor-trailers. The first was a 2019 Volvo and the second was a 2013 Freightliner. The male driver of the Infiniti was died on-scene due to injuries from the crash. The drivers of tractor-trailers were not injured. SR-6 was closed in both directions for approximately 2 hours during clean up and investigation. MCIT, UTIP, and SBI have all been contacted. The deceased driver was the Green River Fire Department Fire Chief and the Emery County Sheriff, Mayor, Victims Advocate, and Peer Support all have been or will be contacted.

This information will be updated as more comes available.

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Marissa Cote
Public Relations Director
Department of Public Safety
MCOTE@UTAH.GOV

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