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Fatal Auto-pedestrian Crash in Salt Lake County

Monday April 1, 2024

On Sunday, March 31, 2024, at 5:12 am, a black Ford F-150 was northbound on I-215 West at about 3100 South in the center lane (#3 lane). The Ford driver noticed a pedestrain in the road and swerved to the left but hit a male pedestrian that was in northbound lanes and knocked the pedestrian to the left into #2 lane. The pedestrian was then hit by two other vehicles, a gray Subaru Outback and a white unknown sedan. The pedestrain came to rest in #4 lane further down the roadway.

The 23-year-old male pedestrian sustain fatal injuries and died at the scene. No other parties sustained any injuries.

The Ford driver pulled over and stopped. The Subaru driver stopped as well but left the scene and called law enforcement. The driver of the white sedan did not stop and is unknown at this time.

Troopers closed I-15 prior to the crash scene for approximately 3 to 4 hours during the crash investigation.

This incident is still under investigation as Troopers work to determine why the pedestrian was on the freeway. They are also trying to identify any outstanding vehicles that may be involved.

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

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