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Crane collapse kills one near I-15 in Farmington

Oct 23, 2023, 9:58 AM | Updated: Oct 24, 2023, 3:04 pm

Two lanes on I-15 southbound in Farmington were closed following a crane collapse on Monday morning. (Utah Department of Transportation)

(Utah Department of Transportation)

Editor’s note: This story has been updated, Darren Baddley’s name was previously misspelled as Braddley.

FARMINGTON, Utah — One person is dead following a crane collapse in Farmington. Two lanes of southbound I-15 near Glover Lane in Farmington were closed as a result. 

According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, construction workers were working on taking down a crane when the incident occurred. The crane fell and struck one of the employees, resulting in fatal injuries. The Utah Highway Patrol identified the employee as 42-year-old Darren Baddley from Gunnison, Utah.

The Department of Public Safety said the incident is under investigation. 

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