Woman killed in crash on I-80 in Tooele County

Posted at 8:43 PM, Apr 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-15 23:39:24-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – A woman was killed in a car crash in Tooele County Wednesday evening, and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was setting up a road block in that area suffered minor injuries when her patrol vehicle was rear-ended.

Utah Highway Patrol officials confirmed to FOX 13 News that a woman was killed after being involved in a crash with another vehicle on I-80 at mile post 101, which is near the area where I-80 intersects with State Route 201.

trooper hit on I-80Officials also report that a Utah Highway Patrol Trooper was setting up road block as a result of the crash when the vehicle she was inside was rear-ended. She suffered minor injuries.

Specific details about the crashes were not immediately clear. FOX 13 News’ Robert Boyd was at the scene of the crash, see the video above for his live report.