ACCIDENTS & INJURIES

Man dies as vehicle strikes West Jordan grocery store

Oct 17, 2023, 5:12 PM | Updated: Oct 19, 2023, 11:39 am

West Jordan Police (KSL TV)...

(File photo, KSL TV)

(File photo, KSL TV)

WEST JORDAN — The West Jordan Police Department say a 47-year-old man died early Tuesday morning after the vehicle he was driving struck the south side of a Smith’s grocery store.

West Jordan police say the incident occurred at 4:33 a.m. in the area of 1820 W. 9000 South.

When emergency personnel arrived on scene, they found one person inside the vehicle. The victim, who has been identified as Tyler Taumoli, of Herriman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say there were no other vehicles were involved.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

West Jordan police issued the following the statement:

“Our condolences are with the driver’s family as they go through this difficult time. We encourage drivers to remain vigilant and travel safely as they go about their daily commutes.”

The family set up a GoFundMe to help with funeral expenses that can be found here. 


*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 advisors and otherwise proceed at your own risk.

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Man dies as vehicle strikes West Jordan grocery store