Utah Man Dies In Early Sunday Morning Accident


By Paul Johnson

Idaho/Utah Border ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police say an accident at 3:30 am Sunday has claimed the life of a Taylorsville, Utah man. The single rollover crash happened on Interstate 84 near the Idaho/Utah border. Kenneth Brooks, age 17, of Magna, UT, was travelling eastbound on Interstate 84 in a 2000 Chevy Venture van. Brooks swerved towards the median to avoid an animal in the roadway, corrected back into the lane of travel, and over steered back into the median causing the van to overturn. Mark Beaslin, age 60, of Taylorsville, UT, was sleeping in the cargo area of the van and was ejected from the vehicle when it overturned. Brooks and Beaslin were both transported by ground ambulance to Bear River Valley Hospital in Tremonton, UT. Beaslin succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

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