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Additional details on the auto pedestrian crash on SR-224 in Park City

Thursday January 23, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7709 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 01-23-2020 08:54)

Section: 7 // District: A

Date: 01-23-2020

Time: 06:39

Location: SR-224, Lame Dog Lane

Mile Post: 5.9

Travel Direction: North

Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
On January 23 2020 at 06:39, A female pedestrian was crossing SR-224 near Lame Dog Lane in Park City, Utah. The woman was crossing from the west shoulder to the east shoulder in a designated crosswalk with pedestrian crossing warning lights. According to a witness, the overhead lights were activated at the time the woman entered the roadway. While the woman was crossing SR-224, a male was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban northbound on SR-224 approaching the crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle stated he was unable to see the woman and hit her with the front right corner of his vehicle. After the impact, the man made a U-turn and blocked the lane where the unconscious female was lying. Troopers arrived at 06:42 with EMS units and began primary care. CPR was started on the woman and she was breathing when she was transported by ambulance to the University of Utah. The driver of the Chevrolet Suburban has been very cooperative with Troopers.

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Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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