Fatal semi rollover on SR 23

Crews attempting to extricate the driver of a milk truck involved in a fatal semi rollover on SR 23, north of Petersboro.

LOGAN — The driver of a semi-truck involved in a single vehicle fatal rollover accident Wednesday morning has been identified as 58-year-old Ronal M. Christensen of Burley, Idaho. 

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. <span class=”st”>Jason Kendrick said a witness to the accident reported the truck was traveling northbound on SR 23, north of Petersboro. Near 3000 North the truck’s trailer began fishtailing, side to side.  The truck lost control, went into the bar-pit and rolled onto it’s top.</span>

Crews attempted to extricate the Christensen from the vehicle. During that extrication, he was found to have died from the accident. It is unknown if he was killed instantly.

Kendrick said the semi truck was owned by a milk company in Idaho.  They confirmed that the Christensen was the only one in the truck at the time of the accident.

SR 23 was closed near 3000 North in both directions while crews investigated the accident.

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