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Salt Lake City employee killed in accident involving garbage truck

Posted at 7:01 PM, Sep 09, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City employee was killed in an accident involving a garbage truck, according to police.

The incident occurred near 1990 W and 500 S.

In a press release sent out by Mayor Erin Mendenhall's office, "the individual was killed in an accident in the line of work."

“I’m heartbroken by this news and my thoughts are with the family and friends who lost their loved one today,” Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said. “Every person who works for Salt Lake City is part of a family. The work our city team does is because we love this city and we want to serve it, and this loss is a tragic one that impacts us all.”

Not all the information has been released at this time, but we will bring you updates as soon as we receive them.