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Woman Killed In Auto-Pedestrian Crash In Cottonwood Heights

Oct 8, 2020, 10:30 AM | Updated: 1:38 pm
Police respond to an auto-pedestrian crash in Cottonwood Heights on Oct. 8, 2020 (Photo: Cottonwood...
Police respond to an auto-pedestrian crash in Cottonwood Heights on Oct. 8, 2020 (Photo: Cottonwood Heights Police Department)
(Photo: Cottonwood Heights Police Department)

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – A woman crossing the street in Cottonwood Heights died Thursday morning after she was hit by a vehicle, police said.

The incident happened at approximately 10 a.m. in the area of 8100 South and Wasatch Boulevard.

Police said the woman was crossing at an intersection where a truck was stopped at a red light. The woman reportedly was not completely across the street when the light changed to green, and the truck moved through the intersection, hitting the woman and dragging her under the vehicle.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has not been identified, but Cottonwood Heights police described her as an “older female.”

The driver of the truck was also described as “older.”

Officials are investigating why the man didn’t see the woman when he began to drive through the intersection, but impairment is not believed to be a factor.

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