This summer, a Das Energi attendee died after falling off a highway nearby the festival grounds. Now, people are petitioning to put up a fence on the stretch of highway in Magna, Utah — at the same spot where tragedy struck.

The petition backed by UDOT is forward and to the point about why it’s necessary to have fencing installed on this stretch of highway:

The purpose of this letter is to request that protective fencing be installed on the UT-202 overpass bridging I-80 in Magna, Utah. Approximately 200 feet on the west side and east side of this stretch of road should be fenced.

This past August, a man died after falling from the UT-202 overpass and being struck by multiple vehicles on I-80. This tragedy would have been avoided if there had been a fence in place. We can and should prevent other, similar tragedies in the future.

So far, the petition has garnered 1,806 signatures of its 2,500 goal. All it needs is a little push to help ensure this doesn’t happen again.

Sign the petition at