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Two drivers are Killed in Grand County Semi Crash. (Updated 12/15/21)

Tuesday December 14, 2021

On Monday, Dec 14, 2021 at about 4:35 am, an International semi-truck was traveling northbound on SR-191 near milepost 154. The semi drifted left crossing the center line going into southbound traffic. A southbound Kenworth semi-truck was unable to avoid the oncoming semi and they collided.  Both semi trucks went head on in the southbound travel lane.  The driver of the International semi was killed on impact. The driver of the Kenworth semi was treated at the scene but passed away before a medical helicopter could transport them. The crash is still currently under investigation. Traffic was blocked completely for several hours for investigation and cleanup.

International Semi Driver (Fatal): Bertram Frink Age: 54 From: Salt Lake City, UT

Kenworth Semi Driver (Fatal): Clark Hatch Age: 54 From: Koosharem, UT


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