Man killed while crossing I-80 near Wendover

Man killed while crossing I-80 near Wendover

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(KSL News) A hitchhiker was hit and killed by a semi truck this morning.

The Utah Highway Patrol says the 44-year-old man was actually in the lane of traffic when the semi was pulling into the Port of Entry on I-80 near Wendover.

Photo Courtesy Utah Highway Patrol
Photo Courtesy Utah Highway Patrol

The semi driver said he didn't see the man.

UHP said other drivers reported having to swerve to miss the man before the semi eventually hit him.

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