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Man In Wheelchair Hit By Truck Near Homeless Resource Center Dies

Jan 3, 2020, 6:18 PM | Updated: 6:18 pm
A man who was critically injured in South Salt Lake after a truck equipped with a snow plow hit him...
A man who was critically injured in South Salt Lake after a truck equipped with a snow plow hit him on Dec. 25, 2019, has died, police say.

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A 43-year-old man who was hit by a pickup truck on Christmas Day has died, according to Lieutenant Gary Keller with the South Salt Lake Police Department.

On Friday, police identified the man as Salt Lake City resident Randall Stewart.

Keller said Stewart, who was homeless at the time, was crossing 300 West near 3300 South when he was struck by the truck.

At the time of the crash, South Salt Lake Police Lieutenant Gregg Carlson said Stewart was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Carlson said the driver of the truck immediately pulled over and called police.

The driver said Stewart was not in a crosswalk and he didn’t see Stewart until it was too late.

Keller said impairment is not believed to have been a factor in the crash and Stewart died on Dec. 29 with family members at his side.

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Man In Wheelchair Hit By Truck Near Homeless Resource Center Dies