Taylorsville man nearly severs hand after explosion in Utah County

A 49 year old Taylorsville man is in critical condition after an explosion on property in the far southwest part of Utah County. (Utah County Sheri...

November 20, 2022
11:16 AM

A 49 year old Taylorsville man is in critical condition after an explosion on property in the far southwest part of Utah County. (Utah County Sheriff's Office) (Utah County Sheriff's Office) UTAH COUNTY, Utah — A 49-year-old man is in critical condition after his hand was nearly severed by an explosion Saturday morning. At approximately 10 a.m., the Taylorsville man was on private property near Hancock Ranch Road when he entered a shipping container with several different kinds of flammable fuels, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.

MICHAEL HOUCK