An Avenues man was killed early Friday when a pickup truck traveling the wrong direction on 500 South struck his vehicle.
Killed was:Frank N. Hudelson, 29, Salt Lake City.
Hudelson was driving north on State Street when an eastbound pickup truck driven by George Shufelt III, 32, broadsided Hudelson's smaller pickup truck. Hudelson was pronounced dead upon arrival at LDS Hospital. 500 South is a one-way street for westbound traffic.
Shufelt was in satisfactory condition at the hospital Friday, a spokeswoman said.
Salt Lake police detective Frank Werner said once Shufelt is released from the hospital, he will be booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of automobile homicide. Werner said Shufelt had been drinking and was celebrating his birthday shortly before the collision.