Kristina Martinez ID’d as Driver Killed in Tooele County Semi-Truck Crash on Interstate 80


Kristina Martinez ID’d as Driver Killed in Tooele County Semi-Truck Crash on Interstate 80

Kristina Martinez Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck on I-80 in Tooele County

Tooele County, Utah (September 4, 2019) – The driver who was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Tooele County has been identified as Kristina L. Martinez, 53, of Tooele, according to the authorities.

The fatal collision took place at about 6:45 a.m. September 3, on westbound I-80 at milepost 84.

UHP said Martinez was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer westbound on Interstate 80 when it was rear-ended by a Freightliner tractor-trailer. The impact caused the Blazer to spin off the right shoulder of the roadway and rolled.

Martinez was ejected as the car rolled. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the big rig was treated for minor injuries.

No further details were provided.

The UHP is investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the person killed.

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