The fatal crash between two 18-wheelers occurred on Interstate 80 near Grantsville, Utah, at around 3:00 a.m. local time.
One truck heading eastbound carried a military vehicle on a flatbed. This truck struck a median, causing the military vehicle to detach from the flatbed.
Another truck traveling westbound, a FedEx double-load tractor trailer, crashed into the military vehicle that rolled into westbound lanes, according to KSL TV. The FedEx truck burst into flames, causing significant damage to the road.
A passenger in the FedEx truck died from injuries suffered in the collision, reports KSL TV. In addition, the driver of the semi carrying the military vehicle died from his injuries. The main driver in the FedEx truck survived the crash and received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).