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65-year-old man killed after moped hits car, SLC police say

Jul 14, 2022, 5:11 PM | Updated: Jul 26, 2022, 3:28 pm

Salt Lake City police responding to a fatal moped vs car accident on 555 East 400 South. (Salt Lake...

Salt Lake City police responding to a fatal moped vs car accident on 555 East 400 South. (Salt Lake City Police)

(Salt Lake City Police)

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police responded to the scene of a fatal crash involving a moped and a car Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the male driver of the moped died after hitting the car near 555 E. 400 South around 4:33 p.m.

Detectives believe the moped struck the car while traveling westbound on the sidewalk on 400 South. The car was stopped and waiting to turn out of a business onto 400 South when the moped hit it.

The moped driver died at the scene of the crash. Police later identified him as 65-year-old Joseph Filippi.

The occupants of the car were unharmed and working with police.

Salt Lake City police said this is the 18th traffic-related fatality in the city for 2022.

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65-year-old man killed after moped hits car, SLC police say