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Grantsville teen improving after weekend rollover

Published October 1, 2013 7:41 am

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A Grantsville teenager was in serious but improving condition on Tuesday, two days after her Ford Ranger rolled off State Road 138 near the Tooele County town of Erda.

The 17-year-old was driving west about 9:41 p.m. Sunday when she drifted into the shoulder, overcorrected and rolled the vehicle across both lanes of traffic before coming to a rest on the south side of the road, The Utah Highway Patrol said.

The girl was wearing a seatbelt, which likely prevented her from suffering more severe injuries, troopers said.

No citations were issued but the accident remained under investigation.

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