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Witnesses rescue two men trapped in upside down truck in Logan River



SALT LAKE CITY — (UPDATE 8:34 p.m.) — A witness told 2News that a Dodge truck with two men inside was driving “erratically” as it passed them westbound in Logan Canyon.

A few minutes later, the witness came across the truck, upside down in the Logan River at mile marker 473.5.

People who came upon the crash used a crowbar to get the truck open. They hooked a chain up to a semi truck that stopped to help get the men out.

You can see photos of the aftermath in our gallery above or by clicking here.

There was initial confusion about who was driving, but an off-duty Logan police officer says the fatality was the driver.

The passenger, from West Valley City, was seen walking around , acting loudly before he was seated, uncuffed, in the back of a police vehicle.

The passenger was heard saying the driver was dead.

The canyon was closed at Right Hand Fork for about an hour.

Traffic is coming through one lane at a time during the investigation. Police will shut it all the way down again when they pull the pickup out.

(KUTV) — One person is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Logan Canyon Saturday evening.

The accident happened around 6 p.m., and it’s unclear what caused the crash.

2News talked with UHP, but troopers on the scene do not have cell service, so they are still waiting for more information as the accident is still being cleared up.

It’s unclear if there are any other victims at this time.

Drivers should expect delays in Logan Canyon. The scene is expected to clear at 8:25 p.m.

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