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Park City fire chief's body escorted home after fatal UTV crash in Oregon

Posted at 10:11 AM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 12:11:25-04

PARK CITY, Utah — The Park City fire chief's body was escorted home Sunday from Oregon.

He died in an accident while on vacation with his family.

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The department said 58-year-old Chief Paul Hewitt passed away on Friday after a UTV crash in Eugene, Oregon.

Chief Hewitt spent 20 years with the Salt Lake City fire department, before becoming Park City fire chief in 2011.

The department is thanking everyone who helped with the escort and showed the family support.