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July 8, 2024

Ogden Canyon Double Fatal (Correction/Updated)


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On Saturday, July 6, 2024, at approximately 12:49 pm, a tow truck carrying a mini bulldozer was traveling eastbound on SR-39 near milepost 9. The vehicle was negotiating a right-hand curve when the bulldozer broke free, sliding off the driver’s side. A GMC pickup was traveling westbound towing a boat. The bulldozer landed on the GMC pickup. The adult male driver and one juvenile female passenger were pronounced dead on the scene. Two other adult passengers were transported with non-life-threatening injuries. SR 39 was closed at both ends of Ogden Canyon for the crash investigation.

GMC Driver (Fatal): Richard Hendrickson, Age: 57, From: Uintah, UT

GMC Passenger (Fatal): Juvenile, Age: 16, From: Uintah, UT

Crash scene photo in Ogden Canyon
Crash scene photo in Ogden Canyon