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Wildfires Force Closure of U.S. 6 through Spanish Fork Canyon

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U.S. Highway 6 continues to be closed due to the Coal Hollow Fire. The highway was closed on Sunday when the fire crossed the road. The highway is closed from Thistle to Castle Gate. According to fire officials, the fire was started by a lightning strike on August 4. According to the Salt Lake ...

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Family Members of Killed Couple Urges Everyone to be Responsible on the Road

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On Sunday, Aubrey and Kenny Mounteer were killed in a motorcycle crash. According to Good4Utah.com, friends are currently raising money for the remaining four children of the couple to help pay for the expenses of the funeral and other associated costs. According to police reports, the couple ...

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Drowsy Driver Causes Crash on Legacy Parkway

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A rollover crash in Legacy Parkway is being blamed on drowsy driving. The driver in the crash was seriously injured and had to be flown to a hospital for treatment. Utah Highway Patrol reported that a car driven by a teenager was traveling north along Legacy Parkway when it suddenly drifted ...

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2 Motorcyclists Dead in Kanab Crash

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A truck killed two people in a crash involving a group of motorcyclists. The crash occurred on US Route 89 not far from Kanab, Utah. Utah Highway Patrol reported that a group of 8 motorcyclists was traveling along Highway 89 from Los Angeles to Sturgis, Montana when a white pickup truck plowed ...

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California Teen Killed in Fillmore Accident; 6 Injured

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A 12-year old teenager was killed in an accident Saturday night just south of Fillmore. The accident occurred on US Interstate 15 shortly before 7 p.m. Two of the victims, Barry Speer, the 48-year-old father of the Speer family, and the teen driver responsible for the accident, were flown to ...

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Arizona Man Killed By Crash Into Boulder

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A man who had recently moved from Arizona was killed in a crash early Thursday morning in West Jordan, Utah. Local police said the man had crashed into a boulder after fleeing police earlier. The crash victim was later identified as Suwipya Silas, 21, from Tuba City, Arizona. He had moved ...

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5 Things Drivers Should Know About Safe Behavior on the Road

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Car accidents happen, nowadays more often than in the past. About six million Americans are involved in car wrecks each year, and that number is on the rise. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 37,000 people died in car crashes in 2016, up 6 percent from 2015. ...

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Rollover Crash Kills Teenager on Highway 89

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A rollover crash left a teenager dead and two others injured Sunday morning. Utah Highway Patrol said the crash took place on US Highway 89 just south of Birdseye, Utah. The teenage boy, identified as Baylor Scout of West Jordan, died later at a hospital from his injuries. A report released by ...

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What Should I Do If I Was Injured In A Rideshare Accident?

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Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services have exploded in popularity in recent years. In many cities, taxi companies have taken a major hit as more and more people opt for the simplicity of ordering a car from an app instead of tracking down a cab. The driver rating systems on these apps can ...

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Man Rushed to Hospital After Being Caught Under Semi

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Last week, a man was rushed to the hospital after a crash in Ogden caused him to be trapped behind the cab of a semi-truck trailer. According to Fox13now.com, a minivan was heading west on 1150 S. close to 5600 W. when, a little after noon,  a 45-year old man drifted into the lane in...

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Who Is Liable When A Commercial Truck Driver Causes An Accident?

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It’s no secret that car accidents are one of the most common causes of accidental injuries and deaths in the country. Unfortunately, you never know when you might share the road with a negligent, reckless, or intoxicated driver who is endangering the motorists around them. Negligent drivers ...

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Car Accident in West Jordan Causes Power Outage

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A car accident involving a power box early Tuesday morning cause roughly 1400 Rocky Mountain Power customers to suffer a loss of power. The accident occurred near 5600 West and 9000 South. The crash happened when the collision of two cars resulted in one of the vehicles hit the power box. ...

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One Dead, Three People Injured in Millcreek Starbucks Crash

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Last Friday, three men were injured after a truck drove over a curb and struck customers sitting outside a Starbucks. The crash happened in Millcreek around 9:15 a.m. Three men were injured and one woman, Joslyn Nicole Spilsbury, a Murray-based social worker, was killed as a result of the ...

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Serious Crash on Sunset Boulevard in St. George

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A crash Thursday morning involving two cars resulted in a “chaotic” scene causing heavy traffic, including some vehicles running red lights near the scene. According to St. George News, around 9:30 a.m., police officials and emergency responders were dispatched for the crash at the ...

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14-Year-Old Passenger in Critical Condition After Driver Falling Asleep at the Wheel

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A three-car pile-up on Saturday night resulted after an 18-year-old fell asleep at the wheel. A 14-year-old teenager is currently in critical condition after he was ejected from the car. According to an article featured on Fox 13’s website, an 18-year-old driving a red Acura drifted off the ...

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Southern Utah Memorial Day Traffic

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Memorial Day weekend is typically one of the busiest travel days of the year. Many Utahns visit a cemetery, go to a barbecue, and explore a park. Perhaps you have considered spending your long weekend visiting one of Utah’s beautiful national parks. If this is in the cards for you, according ...

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Self-Driving Car Crash in Autopilot, Tesla Seeks to Blame Driver

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On Friday, May 11, a Tesla sedan was driving in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode when it smashed into a fire department truck at 60 miles per hour without braking before impact. The fire department mechanic truck was stopped at a red light. The incident occurred in South Jordan at the ...

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Kiss Might Have Caused Provo Accident, According to Court Records

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Recently, our blog reported on a tragic accident that resulted in the death of a three-year-old girl.  A recent article featured on KSL.com reports that the cause of that accident may have been a kiss. According to court documents, the man who caused the crash may have looked away to kiss his ...

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Fifty Percent Increase in Motorcycle Deaths This Year

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According to an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, Utah motorcycle deaths have increased by 50 percent this year so far this year. This statistic includes the six deaths during this past month. Thursday, officials cautioned riders and asked them to take the necessary steps to be safe. The ...

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