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14-year-old driver dies, 2 hurt in crash

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FORT DUCHESNE, Uintah County — A 14-year-old girl from Randlett, a small town south of Fort Duchesne, was killed last night about 11:30 p.m. in an automobile crash.

The girl was the driver of the vehicle. Her name has not been released.

Two passengers in the car, a man and a woman, sustained injuries.

Jarrod Murray, 24, Neola, was taken to Uintah Basin Medical Center, and Naomi Martinez, 18, Fort Duchesne, was first taken to the medical center and then flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital.

Martinez had broken ribs and a possible broken back, said Capt. Terry Olson of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She was in critical but stable condition Tuesday morning, said Lanaya Wright, spokeswoman for University Hospital.

There was no information available regarding the condition of Murray.

The vehicle was traveling south from Fort Duchesne when the driver lost control, overcorrected and rolled the vehicle. Speed and alcohol were involved, Olson said.

The accident is being investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the FBI.