Police ID man struck by SUV after moving deer carcass

Sep 13 2012 - 11:15pm

WOODS CROSS -- The man who died after removing a deer carcass on the road has been identified as David Talbot, 64, of Layton, police say.

Woods Cross Police Chief Greg Butler said the Layton man 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 as he was returning to his vehicle.

The accident occurred at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1881 S. Redwood Road, Woods Cross.

Talbot was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was not cited.

Butler said if drivers see carcasses in the road, they should call police to remove them, because police have the emergency lights to slow or divert traffic.

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