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Utah County Fatal Semi Crash (Updated 8/24/21)

Monday August 23, 2021

On Monday August 23, 2021, at about 2:35 pm, a dump-style semi and pup trailer was southbound on I-15 in the American Fork area. The left front steer tire of the vehicle blew causing it to swerve left across the number two, one, and HOV lanes then impact the center concrete median barrier. According to witnesses, the driver and sole occupant was ejected and pulled underneath the semi as it continued south along the HOV and left emergency lane. The vehicle came to a stop at approximately 275.5 in the left emergency lane. The driver was declared deceased on-scene. Lanes HOV, 1, 2, and 3 were closed to conduct the investigation.

Semi Driver (Fatal): Gary Hubbard Age: 75 From: Lake Shore, UT

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