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Fatal crash on I-15 outside Orem causes traffic delays

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Posted at 7:05 AM, Sep 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-07 11:28:43-04

OREM, Utah — Police were working a fatal crash on northbound Interstate 15 just outside Orem early Monday.

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The crash closed the right lane of the highway near 1600 North, leading to heavy traffic delays during the morning commute.

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According to Sgt. Cameron Roden with UHP, the vehicle cut across the interstate at the northbound I-15 273 exit, then hit the right wall where the driver was ejected.

The vehicle hit the wall several more times down the off ramp. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.

UHP reported four people died in three crashes in Utah over the Labor Day weekend.