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Semi-truck found overturned in Wasatch County, officials investigating

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Officials say a large semi-truck with double tankers was found overturned in Wasatch County on Sunday morning. The Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) says the accident happened as the truck was traveling northbound on US-189 near milepost 16. Authorities believe the driver was distracted...
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The story of Bob Crane

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — Ron Morrill has been the maintenance manager at River’s Edge Campground near Heber for five years. He lives on-site and counted Bob Crane, the sandhill crane killed with a shotgun by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) last week, as one of his dear friends. DWR felt the crane was […]
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Murray Man Dies At Strawberry Reservoir

The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the body of a Murray man who failed to return from an overnight outing on Strawberry Reservoir Sunday night was found dead near his boat in 50 feet of water Monday afternoon. According to the Wasatch County Sheriff’s office, at about noon...
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Murray man found dead in Strawberry Reservoir

(KUTV) — A man who planned to spend the night on his boat in Strawberry Reservoir was found dead in the water beneath the boat. Wasatch County Sheriff's Office said a 44-year-old Murray, Utah man was expected to return from a night on the water at 9 a.m. Monday morning. At noon his family called 911 to report that he was overdue and rescue and law enforcement officials responded, locating his boat anchored and unattended approximately 100 yards from shore, near Soldier Creek.
MURRAY, UT
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Body Recovered From Strawberry Reservoir That Of Missing Man

It's a sad ending to a search that took place on Monday at Strawberry Reservoir. According to the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, 9-1-1 received a call reporting an overdue party around noon. “The caller reported that her husband had spent the night on his boat on Strawberry Reservoir,” shares the Sheriff’s Office. “The man told family that he would be back to the Aspen Grove dock [Monday] morning around 9:00am, and never returned. The man’s boat was located near Soldier Creek, approximately 100 yards from the shore, anchored and unattended. Deputies, Wasatch County Search and Rescue, Wasatch County Fire, State Parks, Division of Wildlife Resources and Department of Public Safety helicopter responded. Rescue crews located the man in the water, approximately 50 feet beneath his boat.” The only information about the man released is that he was 44-years-old and from Murray. The official cause of death will be determined by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.
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Gephardt Daily

Update: UHP IDs man killed in multi-vehicle collision outside Heber City

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 2, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah Highway Patrol officials have identified a man who died in a multi-vehicle collision Monday outside of Heber City. The deceased is Cesario Bartolo, 49, from West Valley, said a statement from Utah Highway Patrol Friday afternoon. The incident happened at...
HEBER CITY, UT
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The Justice Files: Remembering Heather Petersen

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Heather Petersen had big plans and her life was going as scheduled. But on January 15, 2018, her life was cut short. It was a head on collision on highway 189, near the Deer Creek Reservoir in. Wasatch County. Authorities said Heather’s car was sheared...
WASATCH COUNTY, UT
Gephardt Daily

Utah DPS releases more details after fatal collision in Wasatch County

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 2, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Public Safety has released additional details on a multi-vehicle collision Monday outside of Heber City that killed one person and sent others to the hospital. The incident happened at about 1:38 p.m. when a gray GMC pickup...
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Man Dead After Head-On Collision On US-189

HEBER CITY, Utah — At least one person has died following a head-on crash on U.S. Route 189 in Wasatch County. The incident occurred near 3000 South in Heber City just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Cpl. Michael Gordon with the Utah Highway Patrol said a pickup truck was traveling southbound...
HEBER CITY, UT
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Man killed, child airlifted after head-on collision on US-189

UTAH (ABC4) – A man has died following a head-on collision on US-189 in Wasatch County Sunday afternoon. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a man was in a truck driving southbound on US-189 when for an unknown reason, he crossed into the northbound lanes. The man’s truck then collided...
WASATCH COUNTY, UT
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Recent drownings in Utah bring focus on water safety

Since the middle of June, ABC4 News has reported on seven drownings from Weber County down to Utah County and over to Wasatch County. We spent much of our attention at Pineview and Deer Creek Reservoirs. People from 16-years-old to 72 were all victims of drownings.
UTAH COUNTY, UT