UHP investigates fatal crash on SR-132 in Juab County

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JUAB COUNTY, Utah, Nov. 30, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred early Monday evening on state Route 132.

The incident began at about 5:23 p.m., as a van heading west on SR-132 ran off the right side of the road near milepost 16, UHP Sgt. Nick Street told Gephardt Daily.

The driver corrected, came back onto the road and then over-corrected, traveling back off the right side of the road.

“The van traveled up a large embankment as it rotated counterclockwise and started to roll,” Street said. “The van then traveled down the embankment and came to rest in the center of the roadway facing east.”

The van’s driver was wearing a seat-belt but died of severe head injuries.

Street said a passenger in the front seat, who also was restrained, had minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital.

“Troopers believe a medical condition may have contributed to the crash,” Street said, but the investigation is still underway.


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