Ogden Canyon closed after crash, downed power lines
Nov 15, 2023, 3:47 PM | Updated: 5:57 pm
OGDEN — A crash and downed power lines have forced the closure of state Route 39 through Ogden Canyon.
Utah Highway Patrol trooper Joshua Porter said a distracted driver was driving a pickup truck and hit a power pole, blowing the transformer.
Porter said the power pole fell onto another and caused a chain reaction of knocking over power lines across SR-39.
The driver was uninjured and was sited for a traffic infraction.The canyon will closed until 8 p.m.