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Two Hurricane teenagers injured in auto-pedestrian accident

Nov 23, 2021, 6:52 PM | Updated: Nov 24, 2021, 5:22 pm
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(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)
(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)

HURRICANE, Utah — Two teenage girls were injured Tuesday morning after they were hit by a truck in a crosswalk.

Hurricane first responders were called to the intersection at State Street and 300 West at 9:54 a.m.

According to Hurricane police, one of the teenagers was transported by ambulance to a hospital in St. George in serious condition. The other girl was transported to a hospital in a private vehicle with minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup was arrested at the scene for investigation of 2 counts of felony DUI-driving under the influence of suspected drugs causing injury to another; failure to yield to a pedestrian causing injury; revoked driver’s license and a window tint violation.

The truck has been impounded by authorities. The investigation is ongoing.

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