Provo man dies in crash with tar tanker in Woodland Hills

The driver of a car died in a collision with a commercial tar tanker at 11000 S. Woodland Hills Drive on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Photo: Utah County Sheriff's Office
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WOODLAND HILLS, Utah, Aug. 20, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A 26-year-old man from Provo died in a crash Tuesday evening near 11000 S. Woodland Hills Drive.

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the fatal crash, and UCSO Sgt. Spencer Cannon tweeted at about 6:35 p.m. that a southbound passenger car apparently had drifted into the northbound lane and collided with a small commercial tar tanker.

The car’s driver, who died at the scene, was not wearing a seat belt, Cannon tweeted at about 7:30 p.m.

The incident is under investigation at this time, and the name of the deceased has not been released pending notification of family members.


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