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Coal truck collides with gravel truck near Price; 2 hurt

Coal truck collides with gravel truck near Price; 2 hurt


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PRICE, Utah (AP) -- A coal truck and a gravel truck collided in central Utah, sending both drivers to the hospital.

The Utah Highway Patrol says the coal truck was southbound Wednesday on State Route 10 when the gravel truck turned left off of State Route 122. The trucks collided, and the coal truck caught fire. The coal truck driver was pinned inside while the cab burned.

UHP says the coal truck driver had extensive burns and was flown to the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. The gravel truck driver had moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital in Price.

Names have not been released.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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