Police identify woman struck, killed in Foothill Drive auto-pedestrian accident

First responders at the scene of an auto-pedestrian accident on Foothill Drive late Sunday night. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Keaton Garza

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 28, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police have identified the 70-year-old woman struck and killed Sunday night on Foothill Drive.

The victim was Marilyn Alleman. She was crossing the road at 2401 S. Foothill Drive when she was hit. Police were dispatched to the scene at 9:53 p.m. and found her lying in the roadway.

“Bystanders and paramedics attempted life-saving efforts, but Alleman died on scene,” the SLCPD statement says.

“Based on the preliminary information, a vehicle traveling south on Foothill Drive struck Alleman as she attempted to cross the road.┬áThe driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.”

The multi-agency Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team and SLCPD Crime Lab technicians responded to the scene to collect and document evidence before the road was reopened.

The SLCPD statement says this was the seventh traffic-related fatality in Salt Lake City this year.

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