Man dies in UTV crash up Tibble Fork Canyon in American Fork

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AMERICAN FORK, Utah (News4Utah) -A man is dead after the UTV he and his wife were riding rolled down a steep hill in Tibble Fork Canyon, police say.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday near the Dutchman Flats Area. Officials say the couple was in a side-by-side UTV on a narrow trail when the UTV lost its traction and rolled down the hill.

Utah County Sheriff’s officials say the husband was pinned underneath the machine. His wife was able to flag someone down for help, but by the time emergency crews made it to the scene the man had already died, investigators say.

 The identity of the man has not been released.

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