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Thursday October 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

Media Alert


Press Release

Fatal Crash SR-201

Saturday April 11, 2020

On April 11, 2020, at approximately 12:02 PM A white Aston Martin was traveling at a high rate of speed which was estimated by witnesses. The Aston Martin was eastbound on SR-201 just east of 900 West at approximately 800 West.  The Aston Martin was swerving through traffic when the front driver side caught the rear passenger side of a Semitrailer.  The Aston Martin lost control and spun around going up onto the right shoulder concrete barrier before for coming back into traffic and hitting another passenger car.  The driver’s side door was torn off as the vehicle sustained heavy damage.  The seat belt was buckled but torn and the driver was ejected sometime as the vehicle made contact with the wall. The single occupant driver was found fatal on the scene. The driver is a 25-year-old male from Orem, UT. SR-201 was shut down eastbound at Exit 900 West and will be closed till approximately 3:30 PM. Speed was a contributing factor involved in this crash and witnesses estimated the vehicle was traveling over 100mph in a 65mph zone with advisory speed limits signs near the location of 50mph. The Utah Highway Patrol is still enforcing speed limits throughout the state and asks drivers to SLOW DOWN and get rid of any distractions.



Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety


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