Police investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident in SLC


SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A pedestrian has been killed Tuesday night after being struck by a van in Salt Lake City.

The fatal crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at 1460 South State Street, Salt Lake City Police said in a tweet.

Police said it appeared the man was attempting to cross South State Street when he was struck.

When officers located the victim, they immediately performed life-saving efforts. Shortly after, the man died on the scene.

The driver of the van responsible for striking the pedestrian has remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police say.

Police are not releasing the name and age of the man that died until his family is notified.

South State Street is expected to remain closed in between 1300 South and Cleveland Avenue for several hours, officers say.


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