2 Die in Vernal Crash

Vernal CrashVERNAL, Utah — A man and a juvenile from Vernal are dead after a rollover accident that occurred near Vernal Saturday night. Witnesses on scene told officials that there were two occupants – one was dead and the other was in extremely critical condition. The victims were traveling south on Dry Fork Canyon Road at a high rate of speed just prior to the crash. At some point it appears the driver lost control, drove off the west side of the roadway and up a dirt hill. The vehicle rolled several times causing both occupants to be ejected. Police identified one of the occupants as 21-year-old Trevor Cuch of Vernal. The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The second occupant was initially reported to be 18, but officials later determined the individual is a 15 year old from Vernal. Officials said it was not clear which of the two victims was driving when the accident occurred.

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