US-40 fatal crash near Vernal (Updated 11/17/21)
On 11/16/2021 at approximately 11:16 am, a gray Jeep Cherokee SUV was traveling west on US-40 at milepost 139. A white 2017 Dodge RAM pickup was traveling east at the same location and drifted left of center. The Dodge pickup struck the Jeep head-on. The driver of the Jeep Cherokee was killed on impact and the driver of the Dodge pickup was transported by ground to a local hospital in critical condition. The investigation is still ongoing at this time. Lane restrictions affected US-40 for about 2.5 hours during the investigation.
Jeep Driver (Fatal): Mary M Smuin Age: 67 From: Vernal, UT