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2 injured in pickup rollover in Farmington Canyon

2 injured in pickup rollover in Farmington Canyon



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FARMINGTON -- Two people were rescued in Farmington Canyon Saturday morning after their pickup truck rolled 600 feet down a hill.

Capt. Kenneth Payne with the Davis County Sheriff's Office said dispatch first received a call around 7:30 a.m. from a deer hunter who could hear people calling for help.

Search and rescue was called out but couldn't find the people until another deer hunter called dispatch around 11:15 a.m. This hunter told dispatch that a teenage girl had climbed up a hill and said her friend was trapped under a truck.

Payne said search and rescue crews used a rope system to reach the pickup truck that had rolled down the hill about a half mile south of the radar tower.

The 17-year-old Centerville man who was trapped had been thrown from the truck as it rolled, and it landed on top of him. He was taken to the hospital with head and chest injuries.

His 16-year-old friend went to the hospital with scrapes and scratches.

The sheriff's office is still investigating to determine what caused the truck to roll off the road.

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