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DWR officer struck by passing traffic in Provo Canyon

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Posted at 9:17 AM, Jan 08, 2022

OREM, Utah — Icy road conditions led to a mile-long backup on Provo Canyon Road Saturday morning, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

According to a statement posted by UHP on Twitter, only one lane was open on Provo Canyon Road heading toward Heber.

A DWR officer was struck by passing traffic while he was outside of his vehicle, which was also struck. UHP reports that the officer experienced only minor injuries.

They also urged drivers to exercise caution if driving in the area.