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Man dies in Murray auto accident

Published August 14, 2012 7:23 am

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A man died after he drove off a road and crashed into a fence and a tree Monday in Murray.

The man, 40, was driving a Ford Crown Victoria about 5:45 p.m. west on 5600 South when he veered off the side of the road near 1850 East, said Unified Police Department Lt. Justin Hoyal.

The vehicle took out a fence and hit a tree, Hoyal said. The man was taken to Intermountain Medical Center, where he died.

Investigators believe speed was a factor, Hoyal said.

Police would not identify the man pending family notifications.

Erin Alberty