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Man falls asleep, rolls SUV down 50-ft embankment in Big Cottonwood Canyon

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Posted at 10:05 AM, Sep 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-02 12:05:39-04

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – A man is recovering in the hospital after falling asleep and rolling his SUV about 50 feet down an embankment in Big Cottonwood Canyon overnight.

Unified officers said a 34-year-old man fell asleep and rolled his vehicle, landing 100 feet from the road.

Officers said a friend drove him to the hospital as a precaution; he is listed in good condition.

The man’s name has not been released.