ACCIDENTS & INJURIES

South Salt Lake man pronounced dead after TRAX incident

Apr 18, 2024, 9:38 PM | Updated: Apr 19, 2024, 4:44 pm

SALT LAKE CITY — A man was killed Thursday night after he was struck by a northbound TRAX train as it left the Millcreek station.

Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky said the incident occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m. near 2950 S. 200 West in South Salt Lake. Police estimate he was in his mid to late 20s. He was in critical condition when medics arrived and taken to the hospital, according to UTA police.

A bus bridge was implemented between Central Pointe and Meadowbrook while investigators were on scene.

No others were harmed in the crash.

On Friday, Arky identified the man as 23-year-old Edgar Juarez-Santana. Police are still investigating the death.

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South Salt Lake man pronounced dead after TRAX incident