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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City Schools Superintendent McKell Withers is leaving. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Withers informed school board members in a letter that he will retire at the end of the school year. The district has weathered controversies including an ongoing federal probe of alleged racial discrimination.
LEHI, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a man was critically injured when the metal pole he was erecting touched a power line. Police say it happened as the man was trying to hang an advertising banner near a housing development in Lehi on Saturday afternoon. The man was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. His name was not released.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has died after he was hit by a motorhome in downtown Salt Lake City. Police say the driver felt the vehicle hit something and stopped to investigate. The driver found the man, who was in the crosswalk when he was struck. It was not known if any charges would be filed.
HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Police say a Herriman man is dead after being beaten by his girlfriend's brother. KSL-TV reports that Unified police say 25-year-old Blake Burningham and his girlfriend had a verbal fight Saturday night that escalated into a fight with the woman's brother, 24-year-old Cole Pedersen. Police were investigating Pedersen for aggravated assault but say they are looking at new charges following Burningham's death.
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