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Driver dies in rollover accident near Holden

Posted at 8:45 AM, Mar 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-08 11:19:01-04

HOLDEN, Utah — A 39-year-old woman has died after her vehicle rolled multiple times Saturday night.

According to a statement from the Utah Department of Public Safety, the accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on southbound I-15 near mile post 175.

A white 2015 Chevrolet Impala drifted onto the left shoulder and over-corrected, causing the vehicle to leave the road and roll several times.

The driver, identified as Melanie Meguerditchian, was not wearing a seat belt, and was ejected through the sunroof. She was the only person in the vehicle.

A trooper began CPR when they arrived on scene.

Meguerditchian was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police are investigating the accident, and are considering both speed and impairment as contributing factors.