Pedestrian killed after being hit by car, bystander hit by second car in Salt Lake City

Posted at 9:08 AM, Jan 31, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — A pedestrian was killed and a bystander hit after a pair of crashes in Salt Lake City Tuesday morning.

The incidents happened in the area of 1200 West and 600 North, which is in the Rose Park neighborhood.

Salt Lake City Police explained a man was crossing northbound in the area when he was hit by a station wagon turning eastbound.

The driver of the car, as well as bystanders and witnesses, immediately joined together to help the man who was hit, police said.

An SUV was also turning eastbound when it ran over one of the bystanders and also ran over the initial man a second time.

Gold Cross Ambulance and the Salt Lake City Fire Department joined bystanders in attempting life-saving efforts, but the man died on scene.

The bystander did not sustain any life-threatening injuries.

Officials say all drivers involved in the incident stayed at the scene and are cooperating with the investigation.

Traffic will be impacted for several hours, police explained, and drivers should avoid the area.

The deceased victim was later identified as 69-year-old Alan Dice.

This crash marks the second traffic-related fatality in Salt Lake City for 2023.