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Drivers involved in fatal wrong-way crash near Kimball Junction identified

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Posted at 9:29 PM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-29 14:22:45-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The Utah Department of Public Safety has identified the drivers, one of whom was killed, in a wrong-way crash on I-80 near Kimball Junction Monday night.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a gray GMC Yukon XL was reported traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-80 at an unknown location around 7:51 p.m. Witnesses said the Yukon XL was traveling at a very high rate of speed.

An eastbound white Saturn Vue, driven by 39-year-old Amanda K. Streit was struck by the Yukon “at a near head on angle” near mile marker 146, a news release from DPS said.

Streit, of Park City, died in the crash.

The news release said 30-year-old Stewart R. Miller, of Kamas, was driving the Yukon. Miller suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Park City Medical Center.

Miller is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, the news release said.

The Utah Department of Transportation reported two left lanes of I-80 were closed at mile post 145 shortly before 8 p.m. All lanes were reopened at 1:10 a.m. Tuesday.