Driver killed after crashing into Tibble Fork River near Highland

UTAH COUNTY, UT – A man’s life was claimed after he drove and crashed into the Tibble Fork River near Highland Tuesday. 

Troopers were dispatched to the scene, SR-92, around 9 a.m., according to DPS

Other first responders were trying to extricate the man trapped inside the red vehicle, which was upside down, resting on its hood. Life-saving measures were performed. However, the unidentified 56-year-old man succumbed to fatal injuries. 

At this time, officials suspect the man was traveling at a high rate and did not negotiate a curve, which caused him to crash into the river. 

Additional details are under investigation. Updates will be posted as it becomes available. 

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