TREMONTON — The Utah Highway Patrol released the name of the man who died Friday when he rear-ended a semitruck on I-15 in Box Elder County.
On Saturday, officials said the man who died was John Hallum, 75, was from Caldwell, Idaho.
Update from Box Elder Fatal Crash from 9/20— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) September 22, 2019
Name of the deceased driver is John Hallum 75 from Caldwell, ID
Hallum was driving the car, authorities said, near milepost 376 in traffic that was slowed due to weather, construction and a previous crash when he struck the semi. A female passenger, whose name has not been released, suffered critical injuries in the crash.
It happened at about 12:14 p.m. near Tremonton.
The second crash occurred about 12:14pm at milepost 374 on I-15. Traffic was slow from the weather, construction area and the previous crash. A passenger car failed to slow and struck the rear of a semi truck killing the male driver. The female passenger was critically injured pic.twitter.com/lwFM9XkQTH— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) September 21, 2019
Contributing: Gretel Kauffman, KSL