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Saturday September 19, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT

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Additional details on the auto-ped incident I-15 NB at University Pkwy.

Friday September 13, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7415 ( Possible suicide / Initial Information / Sent: 09-13-2019 07:56)

Section: 6 // District: 0

Date: 09-13-2019

Time: 05:58

Location: I-15

Mile Post: 269

Travel Direction: North

Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
At approximately 05:52 hours this date, dispatch received a call of a body lying in the road under the northbound 269 structure. A male in his early 20’s was found deceased between the no.2 and 3 lanes. It appears that the individual may have jumped from the 269 structure, where he was struck by several vehicles traveling northbound. At this point, we have no witnesses to the event. Due to the lane closures, traffic is backed up several miles. SBI is assisting with the investigation process.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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