Authorities in Utah say two people are dead after a fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers

Authorities in Utah say two people are dead after a fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers on Interstate 80 west of Salt Lake City.

The Utah Highway Patrol says a trucker from Nevada died when his rig hauling a military vehicle hit a median about 3 a.m. Wednesday near Grantsville.

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KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2dtiBEp ) the second victim, from Missouri, was a passenger in a FedEx double-trailer truck that slammed into the military vehicle, which had become dislodged during the first crash.

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The driver of the FedEx truck was hospitalized with injuries that officials said weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

The wreck and fire shut down parts of I-80 in Tooele County while debris was cleared and pavement repairs were made.

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The dead were identified as 61-year-old Fred Marsh of Sun Valley, Nevada, and 58-year-old Robert Kuntz of Urich, Missouri.