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Northbound I-15 reopens at Layton Parkway, UDOT says

By Ashley Fredde, | Updated - Mar. 9, 2021 at 7:17 a.m. | Posted - Mar. 8, 2021 at 9:55 p.m.

LAYTON — Northbound I-15 has reopened at Layton Parkway after a medical incident caused a closure Monday evening, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

As of 7 a.m., the highway had reopened, according to UDOT's Commuterlink website.

The closure started about 9:30 p.m. Monday at Layton Parkway and continued after midnight before being reopened. Drivers were being asked to seek an alternate route.

Utah Highway Patrol confirmed later that the medical incident was a suicide. Further details were not released.

Suicide Prevention Resources

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK.

Crisis Hotlines

  • Salt Lake County/UNI Crisis Line: 801-587-3000
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  • University Of Utah Crisis Interventional Crisis Line: 801-587-3000

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