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Pedestrian hit, killed in Taylorsville; investigation ongoing

Dec 31, 2023, 9:49 AM | Updated: Jan 1, 2024, 6:13 am

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TAYLORSVILLE — One person was hit and killed by a car while they were walking in Taylorsville early Sunday morning. The victim has not been identified.

Sgt. Keller with the Taylorsville Police Department said that the pedestrian was struck at approximately 2:21 a.m. in the area of 4900 S. 4015 West.

Keller said emergency aid was provided by first responders at the scene of the crash, but when a fire crew arrived, the victim was pronounced dead. He said the cause of the incident is being investigated by a traffic investigation team and medical examiners; it is not known at this time if the pedestrian was inside a crossing walk when they were hit.

The condition of the driver at the time of impact is also being investigated. Keller said the driver cooperated after the incident and remained on the scene. The vehicle is being held and examined as part of the investigation.

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Pedestrian hit, killed in Taylorsville; investigation ongoing