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Fremont County Sheriff’s Office has shared the following statement about yesterday’s wreck:

On May 20th 2020 at around 10:00 am a Fremont County motor grader was involved in a crash while working on Red Canyon Road. The operator was working in a narrow section of road that was under construction. It is believed that the newly formed shoulder of the road began to slough away sending the machine down a steep embankment rolling over 1 / 1/2 times. The operator was trapped in the cab of the machine and had to be extricated. The operator was transported by ambulance with several injuries, described as serious, but not life-threatening. Fremont County Road and bridge employees were able to right the machine and ensure no fluid or fuel leakage into the waterway below.

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The incident is under investigation and no additional details will be released until the investigation is completed.

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