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Man killed in rollover on Holladay Blvd.

Main thoroughfare closed in both directions
Posted at 8:54 AM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 20:47:12-05

HOLLADAY, Utah — A man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover on Holladay Blvd. Wednesday morning.

It appears the young man who was killed was driving too fast, according to Sgt. Melody Gray with the Unified Police Department.

He has been identified as 22-year-old Sontiago Lobato from Taylorsville.

He was southbound on Holladay Blvd. around 7 a.m. when for some reason the vehicle he was driving nearly slammed head-on into an oncoming pickup truck.

"The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Holladay Blvd.," Sgt. Gray said. "Kind of veered into the northbound lanes almost striking our witness, the car then lost control and went off the side of the road and rolled."

The crash was near a school near 5300 South.

Josh Lindsay has lived in the area for two years and has seen people driving way too fast along Holladay Blvd.

He said it is especially dangerous when motorists turn onto his street, where the speed limit dips to 25 miles an hour.

Lindsay would like to see speed bumps or some efforts to slow down traffic.

"I know that we've taken to the city some plans and some outlines for a roundabout since this is so close to the school," Lindsay said "Just to slow the rate of speed but also keep the traffic flowing."