UPDATE: Man killed in Tooele County crash identified

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SUNDAY 6/27/2021 11:00 a.m.

TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – Troopers have identified the driver of the Ford Excursion from Tuesday’s deadly crash in Tooele.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the driver has been identified as 48-year-old Louis E. Burhwhat of Red Bluff, California.

WEDNESDAY 6/23/2021 6:34 a.m.

TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities have released new details about a deadly crash in Tooele County involving a family of 10.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, a Ford SUV pulling a bumper pull travel trailer was traveling east on I-80 near milepost 78.

Utah Highway Patrol says the travel trailer appears to have begun fishtailing and sideswiped the trailer of an eastbound commercial vehicle.

The SUV and travel trailer began to whip violently, rotating into the center median, and rolling onto its top.

According to UHP, the SUV had 10 occupants – a husband and wife, and eight children.

The driver, the husband, was fatally injured and died on scene.

The wife and children sustained various injuries, but none were life-threatening. They were all transported to Salt Lake City area hospitals for evaluation.

UHP reports the crash remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY: Man dead after colliding with semi truck in Tooele County

TUESDAY 6/23/2021 10:09 p.m.

TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – A man is dead after his truck collided with a semi truck on I-80 Tuesday evening.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP), the crash happened on eastbound I-80 near milepost 78 in Tooele County.

Courtesy: UDOT

The truck, which was hauling a trailer, reportedly collided with a semi-truck, causing it to roll into the median.

The man, who was not identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information about the crash has been released.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes availabl.e

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