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2 people killed in West Valley City car accident

Feb 22, 2024, 7:57 AM | Updated: 9:21 am

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Two people are dead after their car collided with a semitruck on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024. (Canva)

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Two people were killed on Wednesday night when their car collided with a semi-truck in West Valley. 

According to Sgt. Tyler Longman with the West Valley Police Department, the crash occurred around 10:24 p.m.

“We responded to a report of a crash at the intersection of 3500 South Mountain View Corridor in the southbound lanes. The crash involved a semi-truck and a passenger car. Two adults in the passenger car were deceased as [a] result of [the] crash,” said Longman.

According to Longman, the driver of the semi-truck was uninjured and didn’t require medical attention. There were no other people in the passenger car. 

According to police, the crash was likely caused by a traffic violation, however, it is still being investigated. Authorities do not suspect this was a DUI situation.

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2 people killed in West Valley City car accident