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Woman killed in crash on state Route 201 while fixing a flat tire

May 16, 2024, 11:27 AM | Updated: May 17, 2024, 7:10 pm


SALT LAKE COUNTY — A woman was killed in a crash on state Route 201 just east of Bangerter Highway. Eastbound SR-201 was closed for over two hours.

The woman was identified on Friday as 42-year-old Tiffany Smith, of Murray, Utah.

According to Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol, the woman got out of the car and walked around to the back of the vehicle. While standing at the back of the vehicle, a red mini van, traveling in the left lane, came up behind and hit the female pedestrian.

“The driver was the only occupant and is deceased at the scene,” Roden said.

A third car crashed into the other two, but there were no other injuries.

The UHP said the driver is cooperating.

The closure lasted until just after 2 p.m. on Thursday.

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