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Man Involved in Accident Last Week Dies

Man Involved in Accident Last Week Dies



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(KSL News) -- A second man has died from injuries he suffered in a car crash that happened in Salt Lake City.

Doug Butcher died yesterday after his family took him off life support.

Butcher had been driving on Main Street last Friday when a fugitive in a truck ran a red light and broadsided his car. The vehicles then hit and killed a pedestrian, Knut Odland.

Don Synder was driving the truck. A trooper had been chasing Snyder for driving erratically.

The truck turned out to be stolen. Synder had warrants for his arrest, and inside the truck troopers found lots of ammunition.

Snyder faces numerous charges, including a count of manslaughter. That could change now that Butcher has died.

His family has set up a fund in Douglas Butcher's name to help with medical expenses.

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