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Fatal Head-On Crash on SR-9 at MM 14 near Hurricane.

Monday November 30, 2020

On November 30th, 2020, at 9:00 am, a silver Dodge Journey being driven by an 83-year-old male, was eastbound on SR-9 in the milepost 14 area. For an unknown reason at this time, the driver of the Dodge Journey left their travel lane and was traveling eastbound in the westbound lane. A beige 2010 Honda Ridgeline driven by a 78-year-old male, was traveling west, in the correct westbound lane of SR-9, and hit the Dodge Journey head-on. The driver of the Honda Ridgeline died at the scene. The driver of the Dodge Journey was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. SR-9 was restricted to one travel lane for approximately 2 hours for the investigation. The investigation is ongoing. SR-9 is reopened as of 10:00 am.

The deceased driver of the Honda Ridgeline is Richard Hilmer Duncan, age 78, of Washington, UT.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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