Medical condition cited in fatal trucker crash


A Utah truck driver died Monday night when his tractor-trailer struck the support of an overhead sign on Interstate 15 in Bountiful, Utah.

The Utah Highway Patrol said the driver was seriously hurt during the accident and later died at the hospital.

KSTU-TV reports that Troopers at the scene said the driver of the truck was likely suffered a medical problem before crashing.

The identity of the driver has not been released pending notification of his family, but police said he was a resident of the Salt Lake Valley.