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Press Release

Uintah County Fatal Crash

Monday January 23, 2023

On Monday, January 23, 2023, at 5:26 am, a Toyota Camry with a single male occupant was traveling westbound on US-40 near milepost 153. The Camry crossed over the left of center and collided head-on with an eastbound Kenworth tractor-trailer. The 55 year-old-male driver of the Camry was critically injured and was pronounced deceased on scene. The female driver and male passenger occupants of the semi were uninjured.  A detour has been set in place for the investigation and MCIT has been notified.  It is estimated that the roadway will be closed for approximately 1 to 2 more hours.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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