Pedestrian hit, killed on I-15 in Draper

Posted at 11:17 AM, Jan 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-21 13:17:04-05

DRAPER, Utah — A 19-year-old man died Tuesday morning after he was hit by a car on Interstate 15 in Draper.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Draper resident Christopher Vass was wearing dark clothing when he entered the southbound lanes of I-15 from the right shoulder.

Vass was struck by a 2008 Ford Focus near 13400 S around 2:50.

The driver of the Focus did not see Vass enter the freeway, a report from UHP said.

At least two southbound lanes of I-15 were closed as officials cleared the scene.