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1 dead, others injured in West Valley City crash

Dec 29, 2022, 3:23 PM | Updated: 5:29 pm
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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — One person has died following a three-car crash in West Valley City.

The incident occurred at 4100 S. Mountain View Corridor Thursday afternoon.

According to a 5:06 p.m. tweet from the West Valley City Police Department, a semi traveling northbound entered the intersection at 4100 South, hit a Honda Civic and pushed it into a third vehicle.

The driver of the Honda, identified as a 30-year-old man, was killed.

“Accident investigation will determine the status of the light for the semi as well as whether any impairment or mechanical issues existed,” read another tweet from WVCPD.

Police said the semi spilled diesel fuel into the median as a result of the crash. Crews are currently on scene cleaning that up.

As of 5:06 p.m., the northbound lanes of Mountain View Corridor are closed at 5400 South, along with the eastbound and westbound lanes at 4100 South.

Drivers have been encouraged to avoid the area, if possible.

Additional details, including the victim’s identity, have not been released.


This is a breaking news story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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