Fatal Crash on Highway 40 Near Myton Wednesday Morning
By Kristin Forbis, Nov 7, 2019
A head on collision resulted in one death near Myton on Wednesday morning. According to Utah Highway Patrol, a Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Highway 40 at Mile Marker 100 as a semi tractor pulling a tanker and pup was traveling eastbound at the same location. “The Civic suddenly swerved in front of the tractor-trailer and a head-on collision was a result,” shares Highway Patrol. “The Civic was thrown off of the north shoulder of the roadway and the tractor drove off of the same shoulder. The driver of the tractor was not injured. The driver and only occupant of the Civic received fatal injuries. He was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. The seat belt broke and the driver was ejected from the car.” The accident took place at 7:25am and closed Highway 40 during emergency response and cleanup.