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2 critically injured in freeway rollover outside Wendover

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Oct 29, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-29 23:12:52-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Three people were seriously injured when their car rolled while driving eastbound on Interstate 80 Monday morning.

The accident happened near milepost 43 outside of Wendover.

Utah Highway Patrol troopers say the driver was drowsy and lost control of the car then was thrown from the car.

Both the driver and a female passenger were transported by medical helicopter in critical condition to the hospital. A male passenger was transported by ambulance in serious condition.

The crash victims’ identities were not released.