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Man riding scooter killed after being hit by car in SLC

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 16:42:59-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A man riding an electric scooter was killed Thursday after he ran a red light and was struck by a car at a Salt Lake City intersection.

The accident occurred at the intersection of 600 South and 500 East.

Police say a vehicle traveling northbound hit the scooter after the man failed to stop at the light while heading east.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he died after arrival. His name has not been released, but police say he was in his early 40s.