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Semi-Truck Loses Control In Bear Lake Area Tuesday

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It happened again,  Law enforcement and emergency crews were called to Bear Lake Square early Tuesday morning, responding to reports that a semi-truck lost control and ran through an intersection, the same intersection that has been the location for other accidents, including one where the driver died.  

 

The semi truck driver was traveling east out of Logan Canyon according to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Cade Brenchley  who says the driver failed to slow down in time to stop at the intersection. 

In addition to Tuesday's accident, a dump truck crashed into a storage complex near the intersection of US-89 and SR-30 in Garden City in August, just days after a semi crashed into storage sheds in Garden City. 

Emergency signs warning drivers of steep grades into the Bear Lake area have been installed by the Utah Department of Transportation which is considering a runaway truck ramp to improve safety at the intersection.

No one was hurt in Tuesday's incident.  

 

At 14-years-old, Kerry began working as a reporter for KVEL “The Hot One” in Vernal, Utah. Her radio news interests led her to Logan where she became news director for KBLQ while attending Utah State University. She graduated USU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and spent the next few years working for Utah Public Radio. Leaving UPR in 1993 she spent the next 14 years as the full time mother of four boys before returning in 2007. Kerry and her husband Boyd reside in Nibley.