Sandy cops: Alcohol likely factor in fatal weekend crash
911 call » Victim had been reported driving recklessly prior to accident.
By Bob Mims
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Nov 26 2012 10:25 am • Last Updated Mar 06 2013 11:34 pm
Sandy police suspect alcohol and excessive speed were both factors in an SUV’s fatal weekend crash into a parked backhoe.
Police Sgt. Jon Arnold said that Kevin Freeman, 49, of Sandy, had been reported to 911 as driving recklessly just prior to the crash Saturday night on 9400 South near 850 East. About 10:30 p.m., he plowed through traffic barriers in a lighted construction zone and struck the piece of heavy equipment.
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