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.”
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.