Salt Lake County Deputy Killed In Cement Truck Crash

Salt Lake County Deputy Killed In Cement Truck Crash

According to FOX 13, the driver who died Saturday in Lehi after being struck by a cement truck has been identified as a deputy with the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Early on Saturday morning, Deputy Joel Baker was headed to a shift when a collision occurred at the intersection of Redwood Road and the Mountain View Corridor.

According to FOX 13, a cement truck was driving south on Redwood Road when it ran a red light and crashed with a car coming from Mountain View and turning into Redwood.

The car’s driver passed away there and then. Everyone who knew Joel will miss him dearly, the sheriff’s office said in a statement. He will be remembered as a pleasant and giving person his coworkers adored.

Recent Post:

As of Tuesday morning, a GoFundMe page created for Baker’s family had amassed more than $11,300.

The campaign claims that “everyone who knew Joel recognised what a nice and giving individual he was.” “Always being of service to others and never expecting anything in return.” A crash investigation is now being conducted.