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One Dead, One Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On I-80

Jun 20, 2021, 4:39 PM | Updated: 4:39 pm
FILE (Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)...
FILE (Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)
(Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)

WENDOVER, Utah — One man was killed and one was flown to the hospital after they were ejected during a rollover crash in Tooele County.

The incident happened on I-80, seven miles east of Wendover, around 6:20 a.m. Sunday.

Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said a pickup was traveling eastbound when it lost control and rolled multiple times.

Both occupants, who were said to be in their twenties, were ejected from the vehicle.

Officials said a UHP trooper attempted life saving measures shortly after arriving on scene.

One man was declared dead, while the other man was transported by medical helicopter in poor condition.

Trooper Andrew Battenfield with UHP said it does not appear seatbelts were being used.

The right lane on eastbound I-80 was closed for several hours while troopers investigated the scene.

The men’s identities have not been released.

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One Dead, One Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On I-80