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Fatal car crash closes southbound I-15 in Washington County

Oct 2, 2022, 6:02 PM | Updated: 8:25 pm

Photo credit: Lisa Wall Jones...

Photo credit: Lisa Wall Jones

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — Southbound I-15 closed at mile marker 34, following a fatal car crash Sunday.

The closure is estimated to last two to three hours.

UHP is advising drivers to use an alternate route at this time.

Details on the fatal car crash

Upon Utah Highway Patrol’s arrival, troopers found a solo male occupant of a Ford pickup truck sustaining fatal injuries.

Investigation of the accident shows that the man was hauling two trailers, one travel trailer and one utility trailer.

UHP says one of the trailers began to whip, causing the truck to veer off the right side of the roadway. Following this, both trailers detached and the pickup rolled.

The man’s identity has not been released at this time.

This story will be updated as more information is available.

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Fatal car crash closes southbound I-15 in Washington County