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Man hit, killed by vehicle in Salt Lake early Sunday morning

Wendover Police Department investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Posted at 8:56 AM, Feb 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-07 10:57:48-05

A 78-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Salt Lake early Sunday morning.

According to Salt Lake City Police, the unidentified man was hit just after midnight near the intersection of 200 West and 400 South while walking southbound against the light.

The vehicle, identified as a silver SUV, was heading eastbound on 400 South when it hit the man. Authorities say the driver did not remain on scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he later passed away from his injuries.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Salt Lake City Police at 801-799-3000.