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Fatal, Single Vehicle Crash in Garfield County

Sunday May 16, 2021

 A white 2007 Chevy Malibu was traveling South on SR-89 at MP 149 with one occupant, a male in his mid fifties. The vehicle drifted completely off the right side of the road. The driver appeared to try and regain control after a great distance but his actions caused the vehicle to roll. The driver was fully ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. UHP suspects impairment and speed as factors in the crash.



Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety


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