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Two people killed in crash on SR-189 near Wallsburg
Apr 18, 2023, 6:06 PM
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon following a crash involving four vehicles on SR-189 near Wallsburg.
Sgt. Cameron Roden, of the Utah Highway Patrol, says a vehicle was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed when it crossed over into northbound lanes. The vehicle hit a SUV head-on.
The crash happened just near milepost 21 just after 2 p.m.
Roden says the drivers of both vehicles were pronounced dead at the scene. Roden says the drivers of the other two vehicles only suffered minor injuries.
A serious, crash on SR-189 near Wallsburg is causing major delays. The crash is affecting traffic going both directions. Crews estimate 2 to 3 hours for investigation and clean up plan travel and avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/4stn833ucW
— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) April 18, 2023
Roden says traffic is getting by the scene by using the southbound shoulder. Due to having to alternate traffic, traffic in both directions is significantly backed up.
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