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Man in wheelchair hit by TRAX train in South Salt Lake

May 3, 2024, 2:11 PM

A Utah Transit Authority Blue Line TRAX train in Midvale, Utah. (KSL TV)...

FILE — A Utah Transit Authority Blue Line TRAX train in Midvale, Utah. (KSL TV)

(KSL TV)

SOUTH SALT LAKE — A TRAX train collided with a man in a wheelchair at the Meadowbook Station Friday.

Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky said the man hit seemed to be conscious and breathing. Medical workers are attending to the man, and the emergency is expected to create a 10 to 20-minute delay from Millcreek to Old Greektown on the blue line.

There were no further details available on the man’s condition, Arky said.

Preliminary information indicates the person in the wheelchair was too close to the train, and they “made contact.”

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Man in wheelchair hit by TRAX train in South Salt Lake