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Lance Corporal Matthew Adams (Photo courtesy US Marine Corps)
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Dignified Transfer Set For Fallen Utah Marine

OREM, Utah – A fallen Utah Marine is set to return to Orem two weeks after he was killed in a tragic crash in California.

Matthew Ryan Adams’ body is expected to arrive at the Salt Lake City airport Friday evening where he will then receive a dignified transfer to Orem.

The 19-year-old was killed when he was hit head-on by a wrong-way driver.

According to the funeral home, Adams’ services are scheduled for Feb. 1. In lieu of flowers, a *memorial fund has been set up in his name to cover all unexpected costs. Donations can be made to the Matthew Adams Memorial Fund Wells Fargo Account # 5674727325, Routing Number 124002971, or by venmo @David-Adams75.

*KSL TV does not assure that the money deposited to the account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisers and otherwise proceed at your own risk.