SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened Sunday night.
Salt Lake City Police (SLCPD) has identified the victim as 59-year-old Kerry Brown.
Authorities say Brown was crossing the road near 1300 South Major St. around 11:04 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. When police arrived at the scene, the suspect was nowhere to be found.
Officers believe Brown was crossing the road in a dimly-lit area, but was not using a crosswalk at the time. Paramedics found him lying on the ground and performed life-saving efforts, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are searching for a gold-colored GMC Suburban or Yukon SUV with recent “significant” front-end damage.
Authorities are still determining whether multiple cars may have struck the man in the roadway. SLCPD says this incident marks the 19th traffic-related fatality in Salt Lake City this year.
Anyone who has seen this vehicle or has additional details about the case is asked to call 911 and reference case number 22-146198.
No further details have been released as this case remains an active investigation.