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Man dead after hit and run in Salt Lake City, suspect sought

Salt Lake City Hit and Run
Posted at 11:06 AM, Aug 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-25 17:45:54-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A man is dead after a hit and run in Salt Lake City early Wednesday morning.

Det. Stewart with the Salt Lake City police department said, the incident happened at 4:30 a.m. at 861 East 1300 South.

Det. Smith said, the victim's family initially called police because of a psychiatric problem the victim was having.

The unidentified victim was hit, and the driver did not stop.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

SLCPD are looking for a 2018-2021 silver or gray ford mustang with damage to the front.

The department is also asking individuals and residents who live or work in the area to check security systems in order to help the investigation.