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ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Police have identified the four people killed in the crash of an air-ambulance flight in northern Nevada. Elko Police Chief Brian Reed say the victims of the crash Friday night were pilot Yuji Irie; medical staff members Jake Sheppard of Utah and Tiffany Urresti of Elko; and patient Edward Clohesey of Spring Creek, Nevada. Reed says Clohesey was being taken by American Medflight from Elko to the University of Utah Medical Center.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of Utah restaurants wants to scrap a law requiring so-called Zion Curtains that wall off customers from bartenders preparing drinks. The Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association plans to hire a lobbyist to push the change during the legislative session starting in January. Association President Tamara Gibo told The Salt Lake Tribune that the 2009 law impacts new businesses more than others that were grandfathered in.
CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — About 25 people were evacuated from a cold storage facility in Clearfield in the Ogden area because of an ammonia leak. The Standard Examiner (https://goo.gl/ejz6vE) reports that two people who inhaled some vapor were treated the scene and that no other injuries were reported.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is hospitalized in extremely critical condition after being struck by a vehicle, authorities said. Trooper Eric Ellsworth of Brigham City was struck Friday night by a car while attempting to slow traffic in Garland because of a power line problem, and Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the officer's injuries are life-threatening.
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