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One person hit, killed by car in Salt Lake City

Jan 4, 2022, 10:03 PM | Updated: 10:09 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY — Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a car Tuesday night in Salt Lake City.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. near 1460 South and State Street.

Officials with the Salt Lake City Police Department said when officers arrived on scene, they found the victim in the roadway and immediately started life-saving measures.

Unfortunately, the man was pronounced dead on scene.

“Based on the preliminary investigation, the driver of a small commercial-style van traveling southbound on State Street struck a pedestrian who appeared to be attempting to cross South State Street,” read a press release from the department.

Police said the driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

“There are no immediate signs of impairment involving the driver, but a full forensic investigation is underway,” the release stated.

South State Street is expected to remain closed from 1300 South to Cleveland Avenue for several hours, according to police.

The victim’s identity has not been released, pending notification of family.

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One person hit, killed by car in Salt Lake City