Update: State Route 189 closed after semi hauling butane rolls into Deer Creek Reservoir

State Route 189 is closed after a semi hauling butane rolled into Deer Creek Reservoir Tuesday morning. Photo Courtesy: Utah Highway Patrol

CHARLESTON, Utah, May 28, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — State Route 189 is closed after a semi hauling butane rolled into Deer Creek Reservoir Tuesday morning.

A tweet from the Utah Highway Patrol at noon said the incident occurred at mile marker 25.

The driver was not injured, the tweet said.

“It will be a delicate clean up situation,” the tweet added. “Motorists are advised to avoid the area.”

Officials initially said the road was completely closed, but it subsequently reopened.

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However, UHP officials tweeted at 3 p.m.: “A hard closure of SR-189 is going to go into place at 3:30 p.m. between SR-113 and Wallsburg until well into the evening. Please plan accordingly.”

The investigation into the incident is ongoing and it’s┬ánot clear what caused the semi to leave the roadway.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

State Route 189 is closed after a semi hauling butane rolled into Deer Creek Reservoir Tuesday morning. Photo Courtesy: Utah Highway Patrol

 

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