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Homeless man dies after being hit by a truck

By Michael McFall

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Oct 05 2012 10:18 pm • Last Updated Oct 05 2012 10:43 pm

A 50-year-old homeless man died Friday night after a pickup truck hit him near Pioneer Park.

The man jaywalked from the park across 400 West, at 351 South, when a northbound truck hit him about 8:55 p.m., said Salt Lake police Lt. J.R. Nelson. The man was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police are waiting to release his name pending notification of his family.

Investigators do not expect to charge the driver.

Michael McFall

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