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Storm warnings, advisories blanket much of Utah

Storm warnings, advisories blanket much of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Winter storm warnings and advisories blanket much of Utah and hazardous travel conditions are reported across much of the state. The Utah High Patrol says northbound Interstate 15 was closed early Tuesday morning near Cedar City and troopers reported that 15 tractor-trailer were blocking traffic […]

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Utah Highway Patrol: Town’s police chief accused of DUI.

Utah Highway Patrol: Town’s police chief accused of DUI.

MANUA, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah town’s police is accused of driving a police car while under the influence. The Utah Highway Patrol says troopers arrested Shane Zilles late Tuesday after he allegedly failed a field sobriety conducted after troopers saw a Mantua Police Department car being driven at […]

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Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New state statistics show that the number of people who died on Utah roadways decreased for the second consecutive year. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the 264 deaths on Utah roadways in 2018 were the lowest since 2014 and down from 273 the year before. The […]

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Speeding tractor-trailer flattens Utah restaurant, 3 injured

Speeding tractor-trailer flattens Utah restaurant, 3 injured

WELLINGTON, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a speeding tractor-trailer has crashed into a restaurant in a small Utah city, flattening the establishment and injuring 3 people. The Utah Highway Patrol says in a statement that the truck was traveling too fast for conditions in Wellington when it left a highway […]

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Utah Highway Patrol: 3 critically injured in head-on crash

Utah Highway Patrol: 3 critically injured in head-on crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says three people were critically injured in a head-on crash. The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred Tuesday morning on U.S. 40 near Strawberry Reservoir, which is 57 miles (92 kilometers) southeast of Salt Lake City. No additional information was released.

Utah troopers report no arrests at new lower DUI threshold

Utah troopers report no arrests at new lower DUI threshold

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah troopers say they have not yet arrested any drivers under the state’s new lowered DUI threshold. The Utah Highway Patrol said in a post on its Twitter account Tuesday that troopers on New Year’s Eve arrested 11 people for DUI but none of them […]

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Utah Highway Patrol vehicles in collisions on slick highways

Utah Highway Patrol vehicles in collisions on slick highways

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says two of its patrol vehicles were involved in collisions as winter weather produced slick conditions on highways Wednesday. The Highway Patrol says neither crash involving its vehicles resulted in injury. According to the Highway Patrol, at least one of the […]

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1 injured in 5-vehicle crash after rock slides onto highway

1 injured in 5-vehicle crash after rock slides onto highway

HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say one person was injured in a five-vehicle crash that occurred after a large rock slid onto Route 189 near Heber City, closing the highway for about two hours Thursday before it could be cleared by wreckers. The Highway Patrol says a northbound […]

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Dump truck rams into Utah laundromat

Dump truck rams into Utah laundromat

KAMAS, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two drivers were transported to a hospital after a dump truck crashed into a laundromat in Kamas. KUTV reports the driver of a Jeep Liberty failed to stop at an intersection around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. At the same time, a dump truck was traveling and rammed […]

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Police officer injured while on ride-along with Utah trooper

Police officer injured while on ride-along with Utah trooper

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says a Kaysville police officer was injured Tuesday morning while on a ride-along with a trooper on a freeway in the Salt Lake City area. The Highway Patrol says the Kaysville officer suffered a leg injury that isn’t life-threatening and reportedly is […]

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