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Woman's body found on side of I-15

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Posted at 11:21 AM, Nov 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-10 13:21:32-05

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah — The body of a woman was found on the shoulder of Interstate 15 in Millard County late Tuesday.

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Utah Highway Patrol troopers were called to a crash at milepost 170 around 11:30 p.m. and found a vehicle stuck in the mud in the highway median.

Shortly after the discovery, a truck driver notified troopers about a body lying on the shoulder just south of the vehicle's location. Upon arrival, the female was found dead at the location.

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Officials learned the woman was the registered owner of the vehicle that was found in the median. The woman's identity was not released as the investigation in her death continues.