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MAN FROM HOLLAND DIES AFTER FALLING ASLEEP, ROLLING TRUCK NEAR PAROWAN

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A Dutchman died Saturday in a traffic accident on I-15 north of Parowan in Iron County, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police identified the victim as Michael Degruijter, 31, originally of Holland, who had been staying in Los Angeles.Degruijter was driving south on I-15 Saturday morning when he fell asleep, jerked awake and overcorrected, causing his truck to roll, UHP officials said.

Degruijter was killed in the accident, which occurred at 9:57 a.m., and a passenger, whose name was not released, was treated for minor injuries at Valley View Medical Center in Cedar City, according to UHP trooper Roger Bagley.