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Friday December 02, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT Alerts: I-70 Fatal Crash READ

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I-70 fatal crash from last week

Wednesday August 3, 2022

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at about 6:10 pm, a green 1996 Toyota 4Runner was traveling westbound on I-70 near milepost 164. The Toyota went off the left shoulder of the interstate into the median for an unknown reason. After the vehicle went off of the road, it rolled several times. The driver of the vehicle, 51-year-old William D. Barnett of Bountiful, Utah, was fatally injured and died at the scene. Three other juvenile occupants were also injured and taken to area hospitals. One of them was in serious condition and was airlifted from the scene. Lane closures were in place for about 30 minutes during the accident investigation.

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

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