1 injured in Duchesne County ATV accident

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DUCHESNE  COUNTY, Utah — A 30-year-old man suffered traumatic injuries after an ATV accident near Duchesne Saturday afternoon, according to a Facebook post from Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office.

Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at 4 p.m. about two miles south of Highway 40 near mile marker 59.

The victim was out riding with friends when he went off a 20-foot embankment into a small ravine, the post indicates. Friends didn’t realize he was missing until they returned to their cabin.

The victim was stabilized at the scene then air lifted to University of Utah Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

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