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Man, 30, in critical condition after being hit by car in West Valley

Posted at 7:21 AM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 14:55:23-05

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A 30-year-old man suffered critical injuries after being hit by a car in West Valley City Wednesday night.

A West Valley City Police spokeswoman said it happened shortly before 9:30 at 6425 W 3500 S.

A vehicle traveling east on 3500 S struck a pedestrian in the roadway. Police said the victim was not using a crosswalk.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital. Police said the driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating fully with the investigation. Police do not believe the driver was impaired.

A major accidents unit responded to the crash scene for an investigation.

Police have not released the victim's name.

Watch FOX 13 for updates as they become available.

[Editor's Note: On Thursday morning, police incorrectly told FOX 13 the victim died of his injuries, and the error was reflected in an earlier version of this story.]