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Man hit by RV after walking into traffic on I-80

Jul 25, 2020, 1:22 PM
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WENDOVER —  One man was hit by an RV and killed when he wandered into traffic on I-80 on a return trip to from Wendover, Nevada early Saturday morning. 

According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, the man was one of two passengers in a Honda Civic while heading home from Wendover. 

Two passengers, who had been drinking, needed to use the restroom and the driver pulled over at mile marker 37.

The department said in a statement, “While pulled over, one of the passengers began to walk towards traffic.”  The man was hit by a 2019 Fleetwood RV and pronounced dead at the scene.

Neither the driver of the Civic or the driver of the RV is suspected of impairment, the statement said. 

 

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