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Sandra Yi reporting It's been a hairy weekend on Utah roads: A couple of rollovers and a major pileup on I-15.

This morning it was foggy in several areas, and the roads were still wet.

A driver lost control of a truck early Sunday morning. It came to rest on top of a barrier on Bangeter Highway.

Then, another crash on Interstate 80 sent a man to the hospital. It happened near the Salt Lake/Tooele line, this morning.

Troopers say the driver was going too fast for the slick conditions. He lost control of his vehicle, slid off an embankment, and rolled his car into the marsh.

Passers-by saw what happened and stopped to help the victim out. He suffered only minor injuries.

Troopers say he was very lucky.

Derek Ketcheside, Utah Highway Patrol: "The fog, with the extra moisture in the air and cold temperatures cause the roads to freeze, especially when you're coming over overpasses or structures like this one, coming over a railroad track causes it to be extremely icy and slippery that way."

Similar road conditions Saturday caused a 16-car pileup on I-15 in Davis County.

Troopers say it's a good reminder for all drivers to be cautious of road conditions and slow down, especially when it's slick out.

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