Accident along I-15 kills South Jordan man

A 50-year-old South Jordan man, Allen W. Devaul, was killed Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a car on I-15, south of the Idaho/Utah border.

The Utah Highway Patrol reports Devaul was driving a 2006 white Toyota Sienna minivan when he lost control on wet roads near milepost 398, sliding into the median. He then exited the van and was taking photos of the accident when a second vehicle, a sliver 2012 Toyota Corolla, also lost control, spun into the median and hit him.

Troopers said Devaul was killed on impact. His wife and sister-in-law were in the van and witnessed the accident. They were uninjured. The occupants of the Corolla were also uninjured.

The accident occurred around 1:40 p.m. and trooper closed the inside lane of southbound I-15 while they investigated the crash. It was reopened about two-hours later.

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