UHP investigates fatal crash on Hwy. 179 in Tooele County

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TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, Nov. 6, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah state troopers are investigating a fatal crash early Saturday on Highway 179 in Tooele County.

The crash occurred at Sheep Lane (milepost 16), Utah Highway Patrol tweeted at 5:15 a.m.

The accident happened at about 4:19 a.m., a subsequent statement says.

“A cement mixer truck was traveling northeast near mile marker 1 at the Parachute Lane intersection. A Dodge Durango was traveling westbound on Pole Canyon Road towards Grantsville.

“The Durango did not stop for a stop sign at the intersection and was struck by the cement truck on the driver side. The driver of the Durango was killed on impact. The driver of the cement truck sustained only minor injuries.”

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as more information becomes available.


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