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Boy hit and killed by large truck in Pleasant Grove identified

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A young boy is dead after what police are calling a tragic accident.

It happened at the intersection of State Street and Pleasant Grove Boulevard Monday evening. 

Police received a call about an auto-pedestrian crash just after 6 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the body of a 12-year-old boy.

He has since been identified as Michael Madsen.

Police said Madsen was crossing Pleasant Grove Blvd. headed southbound when he was hit by a “large construction-type truck” that was making a right-hand turn.

Police said the driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation and, at this time, drugs or alcohol do not appear to be involved.

The family is taking donations via Venmo to help with funeral costs under the name MichaelDominicMadsen.


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