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Dog lost in car crash in Spanish Fork Canyon found alive

Jan 1, 2024, 4:35 PM | Updated: Jan 2, 2024, 3:15 pm

SPANISH FORK — A family is celebrating the return of a beloved pet they lost following a serious car crash on Dec. 13.

Hannah and Daryl Wright were driving on U.S. Highway 6 when a truck veered into their lane. In an attempt to avoid the truck, the couple swerved and rolled their vehicle.

Daryl Wright was ejected in the crash and the two dogs ran off.

Family searches for dog after rollover crash in Spanish Fork Canyon

One of the dogs was found on a mountain nearby, but the other, 8-year-old Trigger, was missing.

Kelly Wright posted on the Eastern Utah Road and Weather Conditions Reports Updates Facebook group, announcing that the blue nose pitbull had been found.

The post shared these photos along with this accompanying caption:

“Miracles do happen!!! We found Trigger!!! We can’t thank you enough for all your support, prayers and help getting him back home!!! THANK YOU !”

Hannah Wright was reunited with her dog who went missing after a car crash on Dec. 13. (Photo: Kelly Lynn Wright) (Photo: Kelly Lynn Wright)

“He’s skinny and has a few cuts, but he’s overall fine,” Hannah Wright told KSL TV. “My dad found him like over an hour ago, clear behind the mountains and across another canyon basically.”

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Dog lost in car crash in Spanish Fork Canyon found alive