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Fatal Crash on SR-39 (Updated 10/25/21)

Sunday October 24, 2021

On October 24, 2021 at 4:41PM, Troopers were dispatched to a traffic collision on SR-39 at milepost 15.5, near Pineview Reservoir.  An Audi S3 was traveling eastbound.  A 3500 Dodge pickup was traveling westbound.  For an unknown reason, the Audi abruptly crossed the double yellow centerline.  Both vehicles crashed in a head-on Collison.  The Audi came to rest just west of the area of impact facing south.  The dodge continued west for a short distance, left the roadway, rolled onto its top, and came to a rest in a dirt pull out adjacent to the Reservoir.  The driver of the Audi was pronounced dead on scene.  A 9 year old in the rear passenger area of the Audi was not restrained properly and was transported in critical condition.  The front adult passenger of the Audi was transported in serious condition.  The driver of the Dodge was transported with injuries to his lower extremities.

Audi Driver (Fatal): Eliacim J Zamora Perez Age: 36 From: Riverdale, UT

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

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