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Rollover accident kills driver in Tooele County

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Posted at 2:14 PM, Mar 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-03 16:14:13-05

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — An early morning rollover accident in Tooele County left one person dead.

The Utah Highway Patrol said the driver of a truck was heading southbound on a sparse area of SR-196 when he went off the side of the road. As the driver attempted to get back on the road, he overcorrected and caused his truck to roll.

The 31-year-old driver died at the scene.

Investigators do not know why the truck originally left the road, leading to the accident.