UPDATE: Deadly rollover crash along SR-201 victim identified

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MONDAY 11/8/21 12:44 p.m.

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities have released the identity of a person who was killed during a rollover crash along SR-201 on Saturday.

The victim is 38-year-old Rebecca Martinez of West Valley City.

Authorities say the crash happened on SR-201 eastbound near milepost 1. The victim was riding in a vehicle when it ran off the roadway, causing the car to roll over. Martinez was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and declared dead at the scene.

The driver survived and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash, but are suspecting alcohol impairment as a factor.

ORIGINAL STORY: Rollover crash along SR-201 leaves one dead, police investigating

SATURDAY 11/6/21 9:05 a.m.

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities say a car crash left one dead and another hospitalized early Saturday morning.

Salt Lake County Troopers say the crash happened on SR-201 eastbound near milepost 1 around 1:37 a.m. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

A car occupied by two females was traveling along SR-201 when authorities say the car ran off the roadway to the right, causing the car to roll over. The passenger was ejected during the rollover crash and was declared dead at the scene.

The driver survived and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Authorities don’t yet know the cause of the crash, but are suspecting alcohol impairment as a factor.

The ramp from I-80 EB to SR 201 EB will be closed so officials can investigate and clear the scene.

ABC4 will update this story if more information becomes available.

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