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Teenager killed in apparent hit-and-run on I-15

Police identify the victim as a 17-year-old.

The Salt Lake Tribune

The Utah Highway Patrol has identified the person whose body was found on Interstate 15 near 900 South early Thursday morning in an apparent hit-and-run as a 17-year-old boy. His name has not been released.

Reports of a body in the right lane of southbound traffic came in shortly before 1 a.m. According to UHP, paramedics confirmed that the teenager had been struck and killed by a vehicle.

That vehicle has not been identified. No one stopped and no drivers reported striking the teenager, according to UHP.

The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story when more information is available.

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