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Police: Man seen lying in street before being hit by car in Cottonwood Heights

Posted at 8:08 PM, Jan 01, 2018

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah - Police have identified the person who died after being hit by a car in Cottonwood Heights as 36-year-old Nathan Brown.

Cottonwood Heights Police said witnesses told them the man was seen lying in the street and cars were trying to avoid him before he was hit and killed Monday night.

Police said Brown appeared to be intentionally moving in and out of traffic.

The incident occurred near 2000 E. (Highland Drive) and Fort Union Blvd.

Police said the incident was originally reported as a hit-and-run.

Authorities now know the driver involved called 911 to report the accident and is cooperating with police.

So far, no charges have been filed.

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