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I-70 Fatal Crash

Saturday February 19, 2022

Emery – Troopers were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on I-70 near milepost 92 about 5:37am on February 19, 2022. A pickup truck, with five occupants, struck several elk in the area, left the roadway and rolled, ejecting one of the occupants. That individual was deceased as first responders arrived on scene. Two medical helicopters were dispatched to transport additional occupants in critical condition. Additional passengers were transported by ground to area hospitals. I-70 westbound was closed for a short time while the helicopters were on scene.

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

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