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Utility van driver dies after crash with semi-trailer

Posted at 1:24 PM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 11:49:18-05

SALT LAKE CITY — A van driver passed away Monday afternoon in a crash involving a semi-trailer in Salt Lake City.

The Salt Lake City Police department said that 46-year-old Randall Searcy passed away from his injuries.

According to the Salt Lake City Fire Department, the crash occurred at 2100 S 900 W shortly before 1 o’clock.

Searcy, who was driving a utility van, needed to be extricated from the vehicle.  A Utah Transit Authority vehicle was also involved in the crash, but no injuries were reported.

A representative for the Salt Lake City Police Department said the utility van driver rear-ended the semi-trailer.

Watch FOX 13 News and for updates.

[Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated, based on information given by police, that a UTA van driver was injured.]