Victim in deadly auto-pedestrian crash identified as 13-year-old boy

Local News

WEST VALLEY CITY (ABC4 News) – West Valley City police identified the victim in a deadly auto-pedestrian crash.

The crash happened near 3850 South Redwood Road at 10 p.m. Monday.

Police said 13-year-old Benjamin Heber was hit by a car as he was attempting to cross the street. He was not in a crosswalk when he was struck.

Heber was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

Draper police said Heber ran away from the Juvenile Receiving Center in South Salt Lake a couple of hours before the crash.

Police said the driver of the vehicle cooperating with the investigation.


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