Roy Wesley Walker, a 73-year-old man, from Mount Pleasant, Utah was killed on May 23, 2010 in a Utah rollover accident that happened in Sanpete County, Utah. According to reports provided by the Deseret News, Walker was driving northbound on US 89 near Fairview, Utah when his 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck drifted off the road. Walker overcorrected, his truck rolled and he was ejected. Walker was the only occupant in the vehicle and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
My condolences to the family of Mr. Walker. I offer them my sincerest thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Rollover Accident Statistics
Most SUV’s are likely to roll over in one of every four accidents. For most passenger vehicles, the chance of a rollover during an accident is less than 10%. SUVS and pickups have the highest risk of rollovers. Obviously, the likelihood of death in rollover accident decreases dramatically when the victim is wearing a seatbelt.
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