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Tuesday April 16, 2024 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release

Fatal Crash Near Strawberry Reservoir

Saturday November 14, 2020

On November 14, 2020, at approximately 8:15PM Troopers responded to reports of a head on crash near milepost 46 on US 40 in Wasatch County. An empty double tanker truck was traveling eastbound and a small Volkswagen sedan was traveling westbound.

The Volkswagen crossed the center line into the eastbound lane where it made contact with the tractor trailer. The driver of the Volkswagen sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol impairment is being investigated as a contributing factor of the crash.

US-40 is still closed for the investigation but should be open by 12:00AM.

At the request of the family, UHP is not releasing the name of the 47 year old Sunset Man that died in this crash.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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