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SEPARATE AUTO ACCIDENTS IN PROVO, NEAR S.L. KILL 2

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Two people have died as a result of separate accidents in Utah and Salt Lake counties.

A Springville man died Sunday when his truck slammed into a bridge abutment in Provo, and an unidentified person was killed in a two-vehicle accident in western Salt Lake County during the Monday morning commute.Killed was:

Ronald D. Emmons, 32, Springville.

Unidentified Salt Lake County resident.

Emmons was killed when the truck he was driving slammed into the Provo River bridge on Geneva Road about 12:50 a.m. He was pronounced dead at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

Emmons collided with a bridge abutment at about 320 North, said Provo police Capt. Craig Geslison. He was not wearing a seat belt. Police are investigating whether Emmons was involved in a minor accident just prior to hitting the bridge, he said.

Utah Highway Patrol troopers worked Monday morning to notify the next of kin of a person killed on U-201 during the morning commute.

The accident occurred at 7:45 a.m. on the eastbound route of U-201 near 9200 West and involved two cars, UHP dispatchers said