PARK CITY, Utah — A truck driver died on Tuesday, Oct. 10, after they lost control of their rig and crashed along Interstate 84 in Park City, Utah.
Utah State Police said the driver, who was hauling fuel, lost control when the trailer began to spin as they were driving west on I-84 near mile marker 117.
The entire rig then rolled over, detaching the tank and spilling fuel.
Police didn’t name the driver. I-84 was shut down in both directions for several hours.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
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