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Friday September 22, 2023 Salt Lake City, UT

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Press Release

Kane County Fatal Crash

Wednesday May 31, 2023

On Sunday, May 27, 2023, at about 11:40 pm,  a blue Kia Sorento was traveling southbound on SR-89 near milepost 25 at a high rate of speed. The Kia left the roadway to the right as it entered a turn. It then impacted a guardrail and overturned multiple times. The 51-year-old male driver and only occupant of the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. An ambulance returning from transport was the first on the scene and determined the driver was deceased. This individual was reported as suicidal prior to the crash.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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