Tree falls on vehicle, blocks lane on SR-78 Thursday night

A tree fell on the hood of a pickup truck at 24340 State Route 78, near the Ramona Canyon RV Resort, around 6 p.m. Thursday night, and blocked the westbound lane, according to the Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department.

The Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department directs traffic around a tree that fell into the westbound lane on State Route 78 near the Ramona Canyon RV Resort on Thursday night. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard

It took crews about three hours to cut up the tree and clear the road, said Capt. Randall Walden with Intermountain. No injuries were reported, he said.

Traffic was backed up for a short period of time as the fire department directed traffic to use the eastbound lane.

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