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Utah Co, UT (June 15, 2021) – A pedestrian was killed on Tuesday, June 15th when she was struck by a tractor-trailer in Utah County.

The accident took place at about 2:00 a.m. on State Route 6, just outside of Spanish Fork.  

The victim, a 59-year-old female, is thought to be from Spanish Fork but her name has not been released. 

The area was shut down for over two hours to allow police to investigate.  

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Fatalities in Utah County

Every year in Utah, an estimated 30 pedestrians are killed in car accidents and an additional 785 will require a visit to the emergency room or extended hospitalization for treatment of their accident-related injuries. As reported by the Utah Highway Safety Office, the rate of pedestrian-involved accidents has increased every year for nearly a decade, with 2012 marking the apex of these tragic events.

Utah pedestrian accident attorneys Joseph Jardine and Peter Goodall at Jardine Law Offices are committed to helping families move forward in the best way imaginable after enduring the sudden loss of a loved one as the result of driver negligence. 

Although it is true that no amount of money can ever make us feel whole again after losing a loved one due to the careless and negligent actions of a driver, families find that having the financial resources necessary to cover medical treatment, lost earnings, funeral costs, and other expenses they endure after losing loved ones is helpful. 

Our Utah personal injury attorneys provide trusted and compassionate representation to ensure families are able to get the justice they deserve from those who cause them unimaginable harm. 

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a careless driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Salt Lake City at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to discuss options available for you.

Notes: The details and information utilized to create this post were gathered through the use of secondary sources. The details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by the writing staff at Jardine Law Offices. These sources include but are not limited to newspaper stories, local news sources, local and state police reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Farmington and Salt Lake City, Utah. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact us right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, please let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Jardine Law Offices have worked hard through the years to build a solid business reputation in the community. We write about these serious incidents to bring awareness about the dangers associated with driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being involved in a serious accident themselves. This story is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not taken from the scene of this accident.