Man dies when hit by SUV Tuesday

Sep 11 2012 - 11:17pm

WOODS CROSS -- A man died Tuesday night when he was struck by a vehicle in Woods Cross.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. at 1881 S. Redwood Road, said Woods Cross Police Detective Adam Osoro.

The victim, who was driving a vehicle, saw a deer carcass in the road and pulled over. He got out of his vehicle and removed the carcass and was struck by a sport utility vehicle while he was returning to his car, Osoro said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's name was not released because his family had not been notified late Tuesday night. The name of the driver of the SUV also wasn't released. Osoro said the fatality appears to be an accident and no charges are expected to be filed against the driver of the SUV.

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