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Turkey truck crash forces lane closures at Deer Creek Reservoir

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WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A semi-trailer hauling live turkeys crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday morning, forcing UHP troopers to close some of the lanes on SR-189.

According to UHP Sgt. Todd Royce, the truck was headed southbound on SR-189 near mile post 18 when it did not negotiate a turn and struck a guard rail.

The semi-trailer rolled over the guard rail and down an embankment into the reservoir.

Royce said the driver was ejected from the vehicle and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The right southbound lane of SR-189 is expected to be closed for the day and both southbound lanes could close as the truck is removed from the water.

Watch FOX 13 News and fox13now.com for updates.

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