Authorities identify driver who was killed in Tooele County crash
Nov 7, 2021, 8:25 PM | Updated: 8:26 pm
(Derek Petersen/KSL TV)
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Authorities have released the name of the driver who died after he was struck by a cement truck on the newly-completed Midvalley Highway in Tooele County.
The man was identified Sunday as 61-year-old Oscar Villegas of West Jordan.
Officials with the Utah Department of Public Safety said the crash happened at the Parachute Lane intersection around 4:15 a.m. Saturday.
They said Villegas did not stop for a stop sign at the intersection in his Dodge Durango and was struck by a cement truck that was traveling north on the highway.
He was killed on impact, while the driver of the cement truck was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.