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1 Fatality, Several Injuries in Three Separate Crashes in Box Elder County

1st Crash at Milepost 376 on I-15 in Box Elder County

BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah – Troopers were busy Friday responding to three separate crashes in Box Elder County.

Milepost 376 on I-15

The first crash happened around 11:48 p.m., and resulted in serious injuries to the people riding in the passenger car, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Milepost 374 on I-15

The second crash happened around 12:14 p.m. Troopers said traffic was slow due to weather, construction in the area, and the previous crash.  They said a passenger car failed to slow and hit the rear of a semi-truck. The male driver of the passenger car was killed and a female passenger was critically injured, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Milepost 399 on I-15

A third crash occurred 4:00 p.m.  Troopers said a vehicle rolled off the roadway and down into a ditch. They said the driver and passenger were both flown from the scene to area hospitals with critical but non life-threatening injuries.