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Fatal crash on I-15 NB at MM 268 in Provo

Thursday December 17, 2020

On December 17th, 2020, just after 9:00 pm on I-15 northbound at about MM 268 (about a mile south of University Pkwy) a Mazda 6 Passenger car with two occupants was traveling northbound in the HOV lane just ahead of a semi/tractor-trailer combo in lane #2. For an unknown reason, the passenger car veered left and overcorrected back right across lane #1 into lane #2 in front of the oncoming semi. The semi collided with the passenger car in a T-bone style collision. Both occupants, one female and one male, of the passenger car died in the collision. The semi driver was uninjured.

The names of the deceased individuals will be released following notification of their passing to immediate family and after allowing the immediate families time to notify friends and extended family.

Pictures of the scene can be released once it is determined no charges will be screened/filed. However, at this time, that is undetermined as the investigation is ongoing.

As of 10:43 pm, December 17th, 2020, the right three lanes of I-15 NB at MM 268 are still blocked for the investigation and will remain so for the next few hours.

Update: The deceased driver is Madalyn Fillmore, age 22, of Lehi. The deceased passenger is Jacob Edwardson, age 21, of Fresno, CA.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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