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Fatal Crash on SR-21 MM 94, 4 Miles East of Minersville.

Thursday July 25, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7267 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 07-25-2019 19:58)

Section: 11 // District: B
Date: 07-25-2019
Time: 14:38
Location: SR-21, 4 miles east of Minersville
Mile Post: 94
Travel Direction: East
Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
At about 1438 hours a white Chevrolet Blazer was traveling eastbound on SR-21, 4 miles east of Minersville. The vehicle drifted off the right shoulder for an unknown reason. The driver overcorrected to the left, then the vehicle rolled as it entered back into the eastbound travel lane. The vehicle was driven by a 17 year old male and was additionally occupied by a 14 year old male passenger. Both occupants were unrestrained and were fully ejected. The 14 year old was fatally injured at the scene. The 17 year old sustained critical injuries and was transported to Beaver Valley Hospital, then air lifted to Dixie Regional Medical Center. The westbound lane was closed until about 1845 hours.

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

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