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I-80 reopens after pedestrian hit and killed near Wendover

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Posted at 5:38 AM, May 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-12 17:35:19-04

WENDOVER --A person died early Monday morning after being run over by several vehicles on I-80 near the Utah/Nevada border.

The incident occurred around 4 a.m. near mile marker 1. Utah Highway Patrol officials originally thought the victim was an animal.

Troopers do not know why the person was on the road.

At about 10:20 Monday morning, the Utah Department of Transportation reported I-80 has reopened.