WILLARD -- Officials have identified the victim in a fatal traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 15 in the Willard area.
The Utah Highway Patrol reported that Brandon P. Phillips, 25, of Brigham City, was driving northbound in a 2002 Dodge Neon when he hit the back of a semitrailer at approximately 5:13 p.m., near Mile Marker 355.
The Neon went under the rear of the 2012 Freightliner, and Phillips died instantly.
The truck driver had slowed for traffic ahead of him and had moved into the inside lane to avoid a crash that had occurred earlier.
The driver of the truck, David Townsend, 38, from Nampa, Idaho, was not injured.