Eastbound I-215 South closed at State Street in Murray due to crash

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MURRAY, Utah, Oct. 21, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Eastbound I-215 South is closed at State Street in Murray due to a crash involving a pedestrian.

The closure is at mile post 20, said a tweet from UDOT Traffic at noon; the freeway is likely to reopen at approximately 2 p.m.

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Cameron Roden told Gephardt Daily the victim, who is a male, is in extremely critical condition.

The incident was a suicide attempt, Roden added.

One vehicle was involved in the crash, he said.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area and find alternate routes.

If you, or someone you know, is considering suicide, help is available, 24/7. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255.


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