Salt Lake woman dies after construction zone wreck

Thursday , May 15, 2014 - 8:04 AM

The Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — A 31-year-old Salt Lake City woman has died from injuries she suffered in an accident in a construction zone in South Salt Lake.

Police Lt. Gary Keller says the woman was taken off life support about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Her name has not been released.

The woman was a passenger in a Chevy Malibu that was traveling north Saturday morning on 700 West near 3800 South where the lanes shift due to road construction.

The car collided with a Durango and rolled. The woman was partially ejected.

Police told The Salt Lake Tribune ( ) they suspect the 24-year-old driver of the Malibu was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The case remains under investigation.

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