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Officials: Search and Rescue operation cancelled, minor injuries reported

Apr 23, 2024, 4:26 PM | Updated: 5:06 pm

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TOQUERVILLE, Washington County — Officials report minor injuries following Tuesday’s brief search and rescue operation near Toquerville Falls.

According to Sgt. Darrell Cashin, the Washington County search and rescue liaison, a Jeep rolled off  Toquerville Falls Road, leading to “bumps and scrapes” for the female driver. She was the only occupant.

A recovery operation is underway Tuesday afternoon for the stranded Jeep, according to Cashin.

Officials were notified of the crash Tuesday afternoon, following an alert from a “crash detection alarm,” Cashin said. The area was difficult to access, with a road that “has been washed out for years.”

An aerial ambulance was initially sent to the scene as a precaution but was canceled after no life-threatening injuries were reported, according to Cashin.

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Officials: Search and Rescue operation cancelled, minor injuries reported