SALT LAKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Mike Brown Police Chief
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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SLCPD Investigating Fatal Car Crash
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a crash that killed a female.
All street closures related to this incident have been lifted. This investigation started at approximately 6:39 a.m. on November 8, 2021 when SLCPD officers responded to the area of 750 West North Temple Street to assist the Salt Lake City Fire Department on a medical call. When officers got on scene, they learned the victim, an adult female, had been hit by a vehicle.
Officers and paramedics performed life-saving measures, but the victim died on scene.
The preliminary investigation shows the driver of the involved vehicle was traveling westbound on North Temple Street. The involved driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
The identity of the victim is not being released pending next of kin notifications.
No arrests have been made, but this remains an on-going investigation. The name of the driver is also not being released.
The Crash Analysis Reconstruction (CAR) Team and SLCPD Crime Lab technicians responded to assist with the investigation.
The CAR Team is a multi-jurisdictional crash team that investigates crashes involving serious physical injuries or death. Members of the CAR Team receive specialized training in collision examination, speed analysis, vehicle dynamics, occupant kinematics, scene photography, surveying equipment, crash scene mapping, evidence collection and computer aided drawing programs.
The CAR Team includes law enforcement from the Salt Lake City Police Department and several other Salt Lake Valley law enforcement agencies.
No other details can be released at this time.
Anyone with additional information about this crash, should call 801-799-3000 and reference case 21-205981.