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Thursday October 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

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Fatal Crash, US 40 near Strawberry Reservoir (Updated)

Monday July 5, 2021

On 7/4/2021 at approximately 3:57 P.M. Troopers responded to reports of a two car accident at the intersection of SR 40 and Strawberry River Road. A Toyota Highlander attempted a left hand turn onto SR 40 Westbound from Strawberry River Road. The Highlander failed to yield to a Nissan high occupancy van that was traveling eastbound on SR 40. The Nissan struck the Highlander in the driver door forcing both vehicles off the roadway. Extrication was required on three of the four adults involved. There were multiple juveniles in the Nissan that were luckily uninjured for the most part with only minor bumps and bruises.

Three adults were transported by helicopter, one in critical condition. One adult female was pronounced dead during surgery. SR 40 was temporarily closed for investigative measures and was opened at 7:30 P.M. Agents with the State Bureau of Investigation responded to assist. 

Toyota Passenger (Fatal): Mei Kuan Lin Age: 49 From: Murray, UT

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