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16-year-old girl in critical condition after falling out of truck in Clearfield

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Jan 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-06 19:28:21-05

CLEARFIELD --A teenage girl is in critical condition after she fell off of the bed rail of a truck while the pick-up drove through a residential street Monday afternoon.

The victim was getting a ride home from a 16-year-old girl after school.

While sitting on the bed rail of the truck, the victim fell out when the driver took a turn in the area of 2300 South and 300 West at approximately 35 miles per hour, according to Clearfield Police.

A medical helicopter transported the girl to University of Utah Hospital with head injuries.

Another 16-year-old girl was sitting in the bed of truck and was not injured.

More information will be released as it becomes available.