SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 17, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have identified a man who died after being severely injured when he drove a scooter into the back of a parked SUV in downtown Salt Lake City Saturday on afternoon.
Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Brandon Shearer told Gephardt Daily the deceased is Carl Lemmon, 62, from Salt Lake City.
SLCPD Lt. Jenn Diederich previously told Gephardt Daily the accident happened around 1:30 p.m near 400 South and 300 West, directly across the street from Pioneer Park.
Bystanders were performing CPR on the man when first responders arrived. He was rushed to the hospital by ground ambulance suffering severe head trauma.
The Honda RAV4 the man struck was heavily damaged in the crash.
Diederich said the victim underwent emergency surgery early Saturday evening. Officials said he died Sunday morning.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.