Update: Officials ID man killed in wrong-way crash on I-80 in Tooele County

A wrong-way driver was fatally injured in a head-on collision with a semi on Interstate 80, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, June 17, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah Highway Patrol officials have identified a man killed in a wrong-way collision with a semi early Wednesday in a collision on Interstate 80.

The victim was Kirk Manor, 43, of Ogden.

Just before 1 a.m., troopers were notified of a wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-80 at milepost 64, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street told Gephardt Daily.

Before troopers were able to get to the wrong-way driver, the vehicle collided head on with a semi at milepost 56. The crash was reported at 12:47 a.m.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle, now identified as Manor, died at the scene, Street said. The driver of the semi was not injured.

The deceased driver has not been identified pending notification of family.

Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information is released.



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