Man dead after I-80 collision in Tooele County

One man is dead after an early morning accident on I-80 on May, 9, 2017. Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

TOOELE COUNTY, May 9, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — One man is dead after an early morning traffic accident in Tooele County.

According to Utah Highway Patrol troopers, the incident began at 2:27 a.m. at Interstate 80 near mile post 33 when a west bound 2013 Isuzu van attempted to pass a slow-moving 1998 Nissan Pathfinder.

The vehicles collided just as they were being passed by semi truck.

The semi struck the Pathfinder causing it to roll. The single occupant, a male driver, was not wearing his seatbelt, and suffered fatal injuries.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

The accident remains under investigation.


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