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Wendover Police Department investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Oct 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-06 11:22:21-04

WENDOVER, Utah — Wendover Police Department is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that occurred early Sunday morning.

According to Wendover Police, the accident happened in the 100 block of Wendover Boulevard. Shortly after midnight, a vehicle traveling eastbound struck a 63-year-old man from Salt Lake City. The man was in the travel lane and not in a marked crosswalk, according to officials.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene after life-saving efforts were performed by Wendover first responders.

Wendover Boulevard Boulevard was closed for several hours, but has now re-opened.