Girl, 17, covers eyes while driving and crashes pickup truck while attempting 'Bird Box Challenge'

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A Utah teenager attempting a viral media challenge based on Netflix's hit Bird Box movie is being blamed for a parkway crash involving two cars.

Layton Police said that a 17-year-old girl was driving down Utah's Layton Parkway on Monday when she decided to cover her eyes with her beanie to participate in the so-called 'Bird Box Challenge' and immediately lost control of her grey truck.

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The teen, who is not being named, then crossed over into oncoming traffic, hit a white SUV and crashed into a light pole, police said, according to ABC4.

'Bird Box Challenge while driving...predictable result,' Layton Police wrote in a tweet that included pictures of the two cars involved in the crash.

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'This happened on Monday as a result of the driver covering her eyes while driving on Layton Parkway. Luckily no injuries,' the post continued.

The 17-year-old girl was said to have had a 16-year-old male passenger in the truck with her. It's unclear how many people were in the SUV.

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Police said that the teen initially told...
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