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Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Utah, Suspect Wounded

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say the suspect in the killing of a Utah deputy and the wounding of another was critically wounded before being arrested.
    
Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy says the shootings occurred Thursday after a man with a rifle opened fire along a highway and then clashed with officers during a 50-mile chase that ended with the suspect being wounded and arrested.
    
Tracy declined to identify the suspect but said he had a significant criminal history. The suspect was critically wounded in the gunfight. His condition was unknown.
    
Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said later that a second person had been arrested in connection to the shooting, but he declined to provide any details, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.

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