Truck Carrying 35,000 Pounds Of Explosives Rolls Near Provo

Salt Lake City (AP) A truck carrying more than 35,000 pounds of explosives rolled and exploded this afternoon, leaving a huge crater on Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon. The canyon has been closed in both directions.

Television coverage of the accident scene shows a large crater in the road and nearby rail lines. The number of people injured was not immediately known, but Salt Lake City hospitals were preparing for injured.

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