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Traffic impacted after semi-truck crashes on I-15, killing driver

Aug 23, 2021, 4:40 PM | Updated: Aug 24, 2021, 7:46 am
(Utah Department of Transportation)...
(Utah Department of Transportation)
(Utah Department of Transportation)

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — A semi-truck driver has died after the vehicle crashed into a wall on Interstate 15 in Pleasant Grove.

The incident happened near Pleasant Grove Boulevard just after 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol said a tire blew on the semi-truck, sending the vehicle into the left wall.

As a result, the driver was ejected and died on scene.

The four left lanes on southbound I-15 were shut down for several hours while crews investigated and cleared the crash.

The driver’s name has not been released.

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Traffic impacted after semi-truck crashes on I-15, killing driver