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‘Possible explosive device’ is from model rocket, Pony Express Parkway reopened

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Posted at 9:44 AM, Aug 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-16 13:29:40-04

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah – The Utah County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad said the “possible explosive device” in Eagle Mountain is a cone from a model rocket.

Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said it is likely harmless and it will be x-rayed as a precaution.

The device has been removed from the median of Pony Express Parkway and roads have reopened.