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Teen killed after being hit by vehicle in Layton

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-08 15:32:10-04

LAYTON, Utah — A 16-year-old boy died after being hit by a vehicle while walking across a Layton street Thursday.

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Police say the teen was crossing the intersection at Angel and Main Street at around 8:30 p.m. when he was struck by the vehicle driving southbound with a green light.

The teen suffered head and leg injuries and was transported to the hospital where he later died.

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An investigation is underway, but early indications show the teen was crossing the street against a no crossing signal.

Officials added that neither the teen or the 71-year-old driver were impaired.