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Fatal Crash on I-15 in Nephi

Sunday October 29, 2023

On October 29, 2023 at about 12:26 PM, Troopers received reports of an injury crash on southbound I-15 at about mile marker 227 blocking both lanes. This area has an active construction zone and a previous crash had caused traffic to back up in the area. When Troopers arrived, they found two vehicle involved in the crash, which was a rear-end style collision.

There were four occupants in the vehicle that was rear ended. All four occupants suffered injuries. Three of them have injuries ranging from mild to extremely critical and one suffered fatal injuries.

There were two occupants in the second vehicle, both of which received minor injuries.

Southbound I-15 was closed while Troopers conducted an investigation into the crash. Traffic was diverted onto SR-28 at mile marker 228. All lanes were reopened at 4:00 PM.

Nissan Passenger (Fatal): Joshua M Dupass. Age: 41. From: Enoch, UT



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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