MILLARD COUNTY, Utah, May 6, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A passenger in a pickup truck was fatally injured in a rollover crash on Interstate 15 Thursday morning.
According to a statement by the Utah Highway Patrol, the accident happened about 5:15 a.m. by mile marker 168 near the Fillmore exit in Millard County.
UHP investigators said the truck was occupied by a male driver and two male passengers, when it began to fishtail.
The driver lost control of the pickup which “went sideways into the median and rolled,” the UHP said.
“A male passenger was ejected from the truck. That individual was transported to the hospital, but efforts to save him were unsuccessful.”
A second passenger was seriously injured but “will likely survive,” the UHP said.
The pickup’s driver suffered only minor injuries.
The victim’s name has yet to be released.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.