Update: Officials ID man killed in South Salt Lake hit-and-run

Police are at the scene of a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident at 3300 South and Main Street in South Salt Lake, in which one man was killed and another critically injured late Saturday night, March 9, 2019. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah, March 10, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials have identified a man killed in a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident late Saturday night.

The deceased is Michael Corby Westover, 42, a Salt Lake City resident, said a news release from the South Salt Lake Police Department.
The second victim, a 33-year-old male Salt Lake City resident, remains hospitalized in critical condition.

The fatal crash occurred at about 11:45 p.m. in the intersection of 3300 South and Main Street.

South Salt Lake Police Executive Officer Gary Keller said at the time it appears the two men were crossing from north to south and were in the crosswalk.

“I understand at this time that the light changed while they were in the intersection, and a car came through and struck them,” Keller said.

Westover was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. The other man was transported to an area trauma center.

Keller said the driver did not stop, and police are looking for a dark-colored Chevy Trailblazer as the suspect vehicle.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could help police locate the driver is asked to call the dispatch center at 801-840-4000.


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