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Man found dead in middle of SLC street; police suspect hit-and-run

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Posted at 8:50 AM, Aug 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-13 11:58:47-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash after a body was discovered in the middle of the road on North Temple early Saturday morning.

Salt Lake City police received a call about a body in the street at 5:35 a.m. When officers responded to the scene at 1400 West and North Temple, there was a man in his 30s dead in the road. Police also noticed skid marks in the road, said Lt. Derek Dimond with Salt Lake City police.

Police say the victim was hit by at least one car.

Dimond said there is no crosswalk in that area and the victim was wearing dark clothing.

Currently there are no leads on the driver.