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Girl injured during fall from pickup bed in Clearfield
First Published Jan 06 2014 03:12 pm • Last Updated Jan 07 2014 10:56 am

A 16-year-old girl was flown by helicopter to a hospital after she reportedly fell from the bed of a pickup truck in Clearfield on Monday afternoon.

The accident occurred at about 3 p.m. near 300 W. 2300 South, according to Clearfield dispatchers, who could not immediately confirm the condition of the victim.

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The girl, who was sitting on the edge of the pickup truck’s bed, suffered head injuries when she fell to the pavement as the pickup rounded a corner at the intersection, according to 2News.

The driver was another 16-year-old girl, 2News reported. A third girl, also 16, also was riding in the bed of the truck at the time.

The girls reportedly had just come from Clearfield High School.

The intersection is in a residential neighborhood of the Davis County city.

The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information is available.

mmcfall@sltrib.com

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