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Officials identify snowmobile driver hit and killed near Strawberry

Jan 16, 2024, 2:00 PM | Updated: May 29, 2024, 11:36 am

Officials have identified a man killed when a semi truck hit a snowmobiler near Strawberry Reservoi...

Officials have identified a man killed when a semi truck hit a snowmobiler near Strawberry Reservoir. (Getty Images)

(Getty Images)

HEBER CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Public Safety has identified a snowmobile driver killed in a crash on Sunday night near Strawberry Reservoir.

Officials said that a group of people were unloading their snowmobiles in the Chicken Creek parking area. As one of the snowmobilers began crossing SR-40 from the parking lot, a large semi-truck traveling east hit the rider.

Christopher P. Brown, age 44, from Farmington, Utah, was the snowmobile driver killed at the scene near Strawberry Reservoir.

The road was closed for approximately three hours during an investigation.

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Officials identify snowmobile driver hit and killed near Strawberry