Northbound I-15 in Iron County closed following fatal rollover

File photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A fatal crash closed northbound Interstate 15 Sunday morning after a van traveling from California rolled near mile marker 82 just north of Parowan and caused the ejection of an occupant.

The crash, which occurred on northbound I-15 near mile marker 82, was reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. One vehicle occupant was pronounced dead just after 8:30 a.m., according to a Utah Highway Patrol alert.

Intermountain Life Flight responded to the scene and transported one individual to the hospital.

The northbound side of I-15 is closed, UHP Sgt. Ryan Bauer said, and authorities are asking motorists to use alternate routes as the investigation into the cause of the crash continues.

Updated May 18, 3:45 p.m. – Teen, elderly passengers ejected and killed during family minivan rollover on I-15

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