Update: Man who died in crash near mouth of Provo Canyon identified

One person was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday in Orem. Photo: UDOT traffic camera

To read more about the man who died, click here.

PROVO CANYON, Utah, Sept. 25, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Orem Police have identified the victim of a fatal traffic accident near the mouth of Provo Canyon Friday afternoon.

The deceased is Mike Taylor, 70, from Orem, officials said in a Facebook post Monday.

According to Orem Police officials, Taylor was driving on U.S. 189 near 800 North at about 3:30 p.m. when he made a turn and lost control of his vehicle, and it rolled.

Taylor, who was not wearing a seatbelt, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. He was alone in the vehicle.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


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