Man dies after falling onto I-80 westbound from SR-202 overpass; hit by multiple vehicles, including semi-truck

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SALTAIR, Utah, Aug. 19, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating the discovery of a body found on westbound I-80 early Sunday morning.

UHP troopers were called to I-80 just below SR-202 overpass near Saltair about 3:35 a.m. When they arrived they found a deceased male lying in the road.

Investigators posted an online statement saying it appeared the man had fallen from the overpass and was struck by several by westbound vehicles, including a semi-truck which had returned to the scene.

Troopers said the dead man carried no identification and there were no witnesses to the actual the fall from the overpass.

Anyone with information about the incident or the victim’s identity is asked to call UHP dispatchers at 801-877-3800.


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