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Woman killed after being hit by two cars in Kearns

Posted at 6:07 AM, Sep 27, 2017

KEARNS, Utah - Unified Police said a 43-year-old woman has died after being hit by two cars in Kearns Wednesday morning.

Investigators said  43-year-old woman walked away from a group home in the neighborhood, a residence that caters to those with physical and mental challenges.

Officers said the woman was trying to cross 5400 S. when two eastbound cars hit her just after 5 a.m.

She died at the scene.

She was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk at the time.

Officials said the two drivers did not see her until it was too late; they are cooperating with officers.

The Utah Department of Transportation said the accident closed 5400 S. at 5200 W., eastbound and westbound.

Authorities have not released the names of those involved.