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One dead after being ejected from a vehicle in a crash in Washington County

Vaseline 2 months ago

A man was killed Saturday evening after being thrown from his car on a highway in Washington County.

Cpl. of the Utah Highway Patrol. Quince Bruer said troopers responded to state Route 18 at milepost 40.5 near Enterprise just before midnight on April 20 after receiving reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Cpl. Bruer said a pickup truck driven by a man was traveling north on State Route 18 when it drifted off the right shoulder for an unknown reason.

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The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle then corrected to the left and crossed into the southbound lanes before the vehicle overturned and came to rest on the southbound shoulder.

The driver was thrown from the pickup. He suffered fatal injuries and died on the spot.

Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.

No other details have been released.

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