UPDATE: Man Killed in Accident on US 40 Identified as Life Flight Paramedic

The accident happened near Strawberry Reservoir Sunday

UPDATE: ABC4 has learned that the two individuals in the Subaru were crew members of Life Flight who were headed home from their shift in Roosevelt.

Tyson Mason, 29, of Plain City, an Intermountain Life Flight Paramedic, was killed and his passenger, a Life Flight nurse, was flown by Life Flight crew members to IMC.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 News) One person is dead and four others injured in a head-on collision near Strawberry Reservoir Sunday morning. 

Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Cameron Roden confirmed the accident happened at 9:47 a.m near milepost 43 when a 2006 tan Impala was headed east on US 40 and the driver of a 2014 Grey Dodge pickup attempted to pass the Impala in the passing lane. 

For some unknown reason, the driver of the Impala swerved into the left passing lane, sideswiping the pickup. The driver of the pickup was forced into westbound oncoming traffic where it collided with a 2017 Subaru passenger car head-on. 

The driver of the Subaru died at the scene. His passenger was flown to the hospital in serious condition and three others received minor injuries. 

The accident is still under investigation and US 40 remains closed.

An update will be provided as soon as more  information is available. 


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