Provo man dies after Friday crash with dump truck

Caleb Johnson | Mapleton Police Department MAPLETON — A 22-year-old Provo man died in an accident in Mapleton on Friday, police said. Caleb Johnson was driving south into Mapleton on U.S. 89 about 8:55 a.m. After passing through the 1600 North intersection and approaching 400 East, another vehicle turned off 400 East in front of […]

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Man’s body pulled from Iron County reservoir

Stock image CEDAR CITY — Visitors at New Castle Reservoir in Iron County pulled a man’s body from the water Saturday, authorities said. Deputies responded to the area about 8:45 a.m. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office did not say whether the man’s death appeared suspicious, his possible cause of death, or how long he was […]

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Elon Musk said he was ‘overcome with emotion’ over SpaceX launch and the task of bringing astronauts home: ‘I’m getting choked up, I’m sorry.’

Elon Musk said he was “overcome with emotion” after SpaceX’s first-ever astronaut launch on Saturday. Though his adrenaline was at “100%” during the first launch attempt on Wednesday, the SpaceX CEO said he didn’t feel nervous at all this weekend. Musk got choked up talking about his responsibility to bring the astronauts, who each have […]

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