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Young man hit by vehicle on I-215

Feb 20, 2022, 2:42 PM | Updated: 2:43 pm
FILE (Utah Highway Patrol)...
FILE (Utah Highway Patrol)
(Utah Highway Patrol)

SALT LAKE CITY — A young man was taken to the hospital Saturday night after authorities say he was struck by a car on Interstate 215.

The incident happened on southbound I-215 East, near 4500 South, around 9 p.m.

Officials with the Utah Department of Public Safety said Utah Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area after a juvenile male pedestrian was hit by a single vehicle.

The boy was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, and southbound lanes were closed for some time as police cleared the scene.

Additional details, including an update on the victim’s condition, were not immediately available.

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