SUV driver fatally struck by semi-truck in Monticello

MONTICELLO, UT – A person’s life was claimed in a collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer on U.S. 191 Saturday.

The crash happened at milepost 80, KUTV reported. It appears the semi-truck driver was unharmed, while the SUV driver died at the scene.

Officials did close the north and southbound lanes for investigation. Eventually, one road reopened.

No additional information is available.

Updates will be posted as more details surface.


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