MIDWAY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Troopers have identified a woman who was killed after she was struck by a vehicle in Midway on Saturday.
Dispatchers received a call from a man who told them that he struck a pedestrian with his vehicle on Main Street.
The caller told police that the woman was seriously injured and possibly not breathing. Police and first responders arrived on scene and began life-saving efforts. Police added that the efforts continued as the ambulance transported the woman to the hospital.
Police say the woman passed away at the hospital. She has been identified as 49-year-old Susan M Cameron of Missouri.
39-year-old Colby Gertsch from Midway, the driver of the vehicle was arrested and booked into the Wasatch County Jail.
Gertsch was charged with Automobile Homicide (a Third-Degree Felony), Operating a Motor Vehicle Negligently Causing Death (a Second Degree Felony), possession of a controlled substance (a Class A Misdemeanor), and possession of drug paraphernalia (a Class B Misdemeanor).
The Utah Highway Patrol is the lead agency investigating the case. Officials say the prosecution will be handled by the Wasatch County Attorney’s Office.