Man dies in collision with semitrailer

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A man died Monday afternoon when he rear-ended a semitrailer in Box Elder County.

Utah Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 1:30 p.m. on northbound I-15, near mile post 360. Troopers say a Ford Escape hit a semitrailer from behind, killing the car’s driver and injuring the passenger.

The crash forced a lane closure on northbound I-15 as troopers investigated the incident.

The passenger was transported to a hospital. Neither of the victims’ names were released.