SAFETY

Three people dead in single-car rollover in Herriman

Oct 1, 2018, 7:39 AM | Updated: Oct 3, 2018, 1:31 pm
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HERRIMAN — Three people have died in Herriman in a single-car rollover accident that police think went undiscovered for hours.

Luckily, a passerby spotted the car down a ravine.

“That person actually hiked down to the vehicle, and discovered inside that there were three victims who were deceased as a result of this crash,” Lt. Cody Stromberg said. “Very traumatic, for sure.”

Stromberg says evidence suggests high speeds took the car off of Herriman Highway near 7300 West on Sunday afternoon.

three are dead after a single-car rollover in Herriman

“Its placement, the location of some of the physical evidence, and the fact that there were no witnesses,” he said, led them to that conclusion. “This is obviously a very busy road, and there are a lot of people who live in this area, so nobody heard or saw anything.”

This was the new Herriman Police Department’s first large response since breaking away from the Unified Police Department over the weekend.

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Three people dead in single-car rollover in Herriman