Police & Fire

Arizona man dies after crashing into power pole in northern Summit County

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — An Arizona man has died after losing control of his truck and crashing into a power pole on Wasatch Road near I-80.

On Thursday night, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call from a person who reported that a truck crashed into a power pole in northern Summit County near the Wyoming border.

It appeared that the man’s Ford Ranger lost control on the dirt road, slid sideways into a power pole, and rolled. The 64-year-old driver from Mesa, Arizona, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Driver impairment has not yet been determined to be a factor at this point in the investigation, and there were no witnesses.

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