Update: Officials ID woman killed after running onto I-15 near Bluffdale

A woman died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, after she ran into traffic on northbound I-15 in Bluffdale. Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

BLUFFDALE, Utah, Nov. 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials have identified a woman who was killed when she ran onto northbound Interstate 15 at 14600 South Saturday morning following an argument with her boyfriend, who was seriously injured in the incident.

A news release from the Utah Highway Patrol Tuesday said the deceased is Tiffany A. Green, 43, of Clearfield.

A previous news release from the UHP said the following:

“A passenger vehicle traveling north on I-15 near the Bluffdale exit 288 pulled over because his girlfriend passenger was attempting to jump out.”

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Green ran into traffic and in attempt to block traffic, the boyfriend pulled the passenger car back into the lanes of travel.

“The vehicle was struck by a dump truck pulling a paver,” the news release said. “The passenger car was pushed into the female causing fatal injuries. The male passenger was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.”

I-15 northbound traffic was diverted to the Bluffdale exit during the Major Crash Investigation Team’s investigation, the news release said.

The accident and investigation blocked northbound traffic for multiple hours.

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