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Two individuals avoid serious injuries in rockslide near Cedar City
CEDAR CITY — A rockslide Saturday afternoon near Cedar City left a vehicle completely totaled, while two people were able to avoid serious injuries.
According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on SR-14 at around 3:30 p.m. The UHP says the rockslide came down on two vehicles, with a Toyota Tacoma taking the brunt of it. The UHP says the Toyota was totaled as a result of the incident.
The UHP says a black passenger vehicle that was traveling westbound suffered minor damage. The highway was closed for a few hours, according to the UHP to allow for the debris to be removed and the vehicles to be towed.
The drivers of both vehicles were examined by medical personnel on scene but were not transported.
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