1 man dead after truck overturned in Iron County

1 man dead after truck overturned in Iron County

A 24-year-old man is dead after his truck overturned on state Route 20, roughly 8 miles east of I-15 in Iron County Wednesday morning. (Utah Highway Patrol)

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PARAGONAH, Iron County — A 24-year-old man is dead after his truck overturned on state Route 20 Wednesday morning.

The 6:20 a.m. crash happened roughly 8 miles east of S.R. 20’s junction with I-15. A westbound commercial box truck drifted off to the right side of the roadway and overcorrected, causing it to overturn, landing on its side, according to a news release from the Utah Highway Patrol

The driver, who was not wearing his seat belt, was thrown from the truck and was killed in the process, troopers said.

There were no other passengers in the truck, UHP said. The road was closed for approximately 4 1/2 hours while officials cleared the area.

The name of the man has not been released.

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