Truck rollover kills 2 men near Snowville

Two men from Kearns died Monday morning after a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 84 near Snowville.

Utah Highway Patrol troopers report 29-year-old James Gates was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck westbound with four other men inside. Near milepost 13, the truck drifted off the road, over-corrected and then rolled into the eastbound lanes.

Gates and passenger 22-year-old Daymon Smith were ejected from the truck. Both men were not wearing seat belts and died at the scene.

Troopers said the other passengers were transported to a nearby hospital and are expected to recover.

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