Las Vegas man dies in Utah car crash

A Las Vegas man died Sunday after his car crashed in Utah.

According to Utah Highway Patrol, 41-year-old Joseph Chase was driving north on Interstate 15, around Beaver County. The green Hyundai he was driving veered off the road, crashed into a tree and rolled over. Chase was partially ejected from the vehicle and fatally wounded. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died.

Utah Highway Patrol is unsure why he veered off the road, and they suspect he may have had a medical episode.

Contact reporter Wesley Juhl at and (702) 383-0381. Follow him on Twitter @WesJuhl.


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