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Driver, victim identified after fatal crash in Salt Lake City

May 4, 2022, 12:44 PM
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May 3, 2022: SLCPD investigate scene of a hit and run on 1700 S. near 900 E. that killed a woman and injured a child. Photo credit: Scott G Winterton/Deseret News.

SALT LAKE CITY — Police have identified the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Salt Lake City that claimed the life of a pregnant woman and critically injured her young daughter.

On Tuesday, Jack Archibald, age 53, of West Valley City was reportedly impaired while driving east on 1700 South when he swerved into oncoming traffic lanes. Police said that Archibald then drove onto the sidewalk near 900 East and hit 23-year-old Libbie Isabel Allan and her daughter.


Police said Archibald left the scene after hitting the pedestrians. He was found a short time later, police said, near the Forest Dale Golf Course. He was inside a shed, and “smelled very strongly of an alcoholic beverage,” a police report said. 


A *fundraising post created for the victim of the crash described the victim as being five-months pregnant with her second child. 

*KSL NewsRadio does not assure that the money deposited to the account directly benefits the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisers and otherwise proceed at your own risk.

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