Man, 38, killed in Box Elder Co. truck crash

BOX ELDER COUNTY, UT – A head-on crash claimed a 38-year-old man’s life on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. 

The collision occurred around 1 a.m. on State Route 30, according to KSL TV. A pickup truck driver was traveling on the westbound lanes when for reasons unknown, he drove into the eastbound lanes. As a result, the driver of a pickup truck hit the semi-truck head-on. 

The semi-truck driver, a 24-year-old man, was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. 

The pickup truck driver was identified as Tyler Burgin of Mendon, Utah. Burgin succumbed to fatal injuries. 

If you were injured in a truck accident in Utah caused by another person’s negligence, you could recover compensation for your injuries and lost income. In addition, if you lost a loved one to a truck accident, you might be able to pursue a wrongful death claim. Our Utah truck accident attorneys are eager to help you get the justice you deserve. Call Swenson & Shelley PLLC at (435) 265-4523 or submit a contact form to schedule a free, no-risk consultation. 

Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.