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Salt Lake County man killed crossing Van Winkle Expressway

The 25-year-old pedestrian was not in a crosswalk, police say.

A Salt Lake County man was hit and killed while crossing the Van Winkle Expressway in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 25-year-old was crossing a dark stretch of the road at 1192 E. Van Winkle when he was struck by a Nissan Pathfinder and killed at about 3:45 a.m., Unified Police Sgt. Melody Cutler said.

Police said the man lived a couple of miles from the area and may have been walking home. He was not at a crosswalk when he was struck by the southbound driver.

The driver remained at the scene.

Police have not yet released the identity of the man who was killed.

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