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Fatal crash near Strawberry Reservoir closes SR-40

Sep 26, 2022, 5:59 PM | Updated: Dec 12, 2022, 2:02 pm
Strawberry Reservoir...
A cloud hangs low east of Strawberry Reservoir and west of Fruitland on highway 40 in Utah. photo by Ravell Call, July 28, 2005.

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — One person is dead and another injured following a car accident near Strawberry Reservoir Monday. SR-40 is currently closed in both directions at milepost 40.

Cam Roden with Utah Highway Patrol says a car was turning from the Strawberry Reservoir Marina, westbound onto SR-40 when it was T-boned by a semi-truck traveling eastbound.

The crash killed a female driving the car and injured a male passenger who was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition. The driver of the semi-truck is uninjured.

Both directions of the highway will be closed for two to three hours, according to Roden. Drivers are advised to use an alternate route.

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Fatal crash near Strawberry Reservoir closes SR-40