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Historic Heber wagon demolished in rollover accident Saturday morning

By Art Raymond, KSL | Posted - Oct. 12, 2019 at 8:46 p.m.

HEBER CITY — A historic covered wagon that graced the entrance to the Heber Valley Chamber and Visitor Center was demolished in a rollover accident early Saturday morning, according to police.

Heber City Police Chief Dave Booth said Wasatch County medical personnel were responding to an early morning fire when they spotted the accident at 475 N. Main. Heber police and the Utah Highway Patrol both responded to the incident and discovered the wagon, and a sign at the building, were badly damaged in a single-vehicle rollover.

Police said the incident is under investigation as a possible DUI. The condition of the driver is unknown at this time.

Booth reported the accident caused between $50,000 to $70,000 in damage to the wagon and signage.

Police are asking anyone who has additional information about the incident to contact the Heber Valley Police Department at 435-654-3040.

Art Raymond

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