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Two killed in Sunday ATV accident in Emery County

Published: Monday, May 26 2014 2:42 p.m. MDT

Two people were killed Sunday in an ATV accident, Emery County sheriff's officials reported Monday.

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SAN RAFAEL SWELL, Emery County — Two people were killed Sunday in an ATV accident, sheriff's officials reported Monday.

Two people were killed in an accident Sunday afternoon in the San Rafael Desert, according to a brief news release from the Emery County's Sheriff's Office. Two medical helicopters responded to the scene and aided two additional patients.

"(Sunday) we did have a tragic accident, and the families requested we not put out any more information," Emery County Sheriff Greg Funk said. "They asked that nothing be done. There's a certain extent that we have to put out and we will put out the bare necessities."

No names will be released until the family could finish making their notifications, Funk said.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

— Emiley Morgan

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