I-70 fatal crash from last week
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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Department of Public Safetyhmkoellner@utah.gov
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