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Person hit by car on I-15, traffic backed up in Bountiful

Person hit by car on I-15, traffic backed up in Bountiful
Posted at 8:44 AM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 11:00:36-05

BOUNTIFUL, Utah - Traffic was backed up in Bountiful on I-15 Monday morning after a person was hit by a car.

Officials said a 23-year-old man was hit by a box truck on I-15 near 500 South.

Witnesses told authorities they saw the man walking around and called 911.

However, the man was hit and killed before the Utah Highway Patrol could arrive.

The driver stopped and is cooperating with authorities.

The roadway has since reopened in the area.

The name of the man killed has not been released at this time.