UPDATE: Man dead after being struck by truck in South Jordan

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TUESDAY 6/29/2021 9:49 a.m.

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – A man is dead after being struck by a truck in South Jordan.

South Jordan Police closed River Front Parkway at 11400 S shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning to investigate a “major accident.”

Police tell ABC4 they were called to an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian shortly before 7 a.m.

According to authorities, a 50-year-old man walked out in front of traffic, which had a green light, in the area.

While one vehicle was able to swerve and miss the man, police say he was struck by a pick-up truck.

He was transported by ambulance to a hospital, where authorities report he passed away.

Eastbound traffic along River Front Parkway in this area will be detoured for the next few hours. If you are traveling in the area, you are asked to use either Redwood Road or 1300 West.

ORIGINAL STORY: Major accident closes part of River Front Pkwy in South Jordan

TUESDAY 6/29/2021 9:13 a.m.

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – A portion of River Front Parkway in South Jordan is closed as police investigate a “major accident.”

South Jordan Police say the crash, located at 11400 S. River Front Pkwy, has closed the eastbound lanes.

Motorists are asked to use Redwood Road or 1300 W as a detour to 10600 or 12600 South.

Additional details about the crash have not yet been made available.

ABC4 will update this story as new details are released.

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