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1 dead, 4 hospitalized in Salt Lake crash

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SALT LAKE CITY — One man died and four others were injured in a crash Sunday near the Fairpark in Salt Lake City.

The crash occurred about 5 p.m. at the intersection of 900 West and North Temple Street around 5 p.m.

The unidentified driver of a sedan was pronounced dead on the scene, and four people in an SUV were transported to local hospitals: two adults and a 5-year-old in serious condition and a 16-month-old with minor injuries, said Salt Lake Police Lt. Steve Wooldridge.

The crash closed eastbound North Temple between 800 West and 900 West, as well as a TRAX line in the area.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Contributing: Madison Swenson


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Lisi Merkley is a news producer for Prior to joining KSL in May 2021, she was editor in chief of The Daily Universe at Brigham Young University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications and Spanish.


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