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Vernal authorities investigating an auto-pedestrian incident

Oct 30, 2021, 7:29 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:03 pm

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(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)

(PHOTO: Courtesy of Getty Images)

VERNAL, Utah — Authorities in Vernal are investigating a Saturday morning auto-pedestrian accident that claimed the life of a 66-year-old man.

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 8 a.m. The victim was struck in the crosswalk of 500 West Main Street. 

Once first responders arrived on scene, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say there were several witnesses to the accident. Additionally, the investigation is ongoing.

No other information was available.

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Vernal authorities investigating an auto-pedestrian incident