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Two crashes on Lakeview Parkway in Provo, two dead

Nov 18, 2021, 5:37 PM | Updated: 7:44 pm
Provo Police responded to a double fatal on Lakeview Parkway. (Credit – Provo Police)...
Provo Police responded to a double fatal on Lakeview Parkway. (Credit - Provo Police)
(Credit - Provo Police)

PROVO, Utah — Two people died Thursday after a series of crashes on Lakeview Parkway in Provo. 

Crews responded to two separate incidents closing down Lakeview Parkway today. First, a semi rolled over, and later, a head-on vehicle collision killed two people. 

Two crashes, one fatal, in Provo

The rollover closed down the roadway from Industrial Parkway to State Street.

Around 2:30 p.m. crews were called to a head-on car near 600 West and Lakeview Parkway. A 31-year-old woman was traveling with a 5-year-old girl in a tan truck who is believed to have travelled into the shoulder and over corrected causing the crash, according to officers early investigation evidence. 


The woman’s truck collided with a white truck traveling westbound, driven by a 75-year-old man.  His truck caught fire, but a driving passerby stopped and got the fire out quick with a fire extinguisher.

Emergency responders helped those pinned inside the vehicles get out.

The 5-year-old child and 75-year-old man from opposite vehicles sustained fatal injuries in the accident. The 75-year-old man was transferred to the hospital and then confirmed deceased. The 31-year-old was treated for injuries, but the severity is unknown.

Officers are still investigating the crash. 

A previous version of this story reported the child was 6-years-old.

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