Mother Killed, Son and Husband Injured After Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel in Summit County

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  • 12 May 2018

Fox 13 News is reporting that a woman was killed and her husband and son were injured after a crash on I-80 in Summit County.  Police say the driver fell asleep at the wheel.  Police say the fatal crash occurred Wednesday on I-80 near milepost 186 in Summit County.  The truck drifted off the side of the road and struck an embankment, which caused the truck to overturn and roll several times.

The driver, identified as 48-year-old Chad Jensen of Rock Springs, Wyoming, along with his father suffered injuries and were taken to hospitals via ground ambulance.

The driver’s mother, identified as 75-year-old Karen Nelson of Rock Springs, was flown to a hospital in critical condition, where she later died.

Our team at Gosdis Law sends our condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim killed in the car accident. We also wish the other victims a speedy recovery.

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