Accident in Eagle Canyon Proves Fatal for Semi Driver


At approximately 2 p.m. on Sept. 16, Utah Highway Patrol received information on a semi truck and trailer traveling through Eagle Canyon on 1-70 near mile market 118 that appeared to have gone over a concrete barrier.

The accident is believed to have occurred sometime during the previous evening.

The fall was approximately 200 feet to the bottom of canyon. The driver, a 42-year-old male based out of Bunkerville, NV, died as a result of the accident. The driver’s family has been notified through the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.

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