UHP IDs driver killed in Salt Lake City wrong-way crash

NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT – As of Thursday, troopers have revealed the name of the driver who passed away in a wrong-way crash

The collision occurred on I-15 near 2200 North on Wednesday, February 1st, according to KSL TV

Officials had speculated that a 26-year-old woman was traveling south on the northbound lanes due to impairment. She then collided head-on with another vehicle. 

It was the driver of the second vehicle, 40-year-old Joseph Cannon, who gave in to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The woman was also suspected of traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. 89. She suffered “serious, life-threatening injuries,” which progressed to “serious, non-life-threatening injuries.” 

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