TAYLORSVILLE — A man died Monday after he was hit while crossing the street in his motorized wheelchair.
Donald L. Hansen, 81.
At about 8:30 a.m., Hansen turned into oncoming traffic near 4800 South and 1600 West and was hit by a passenger car going westbound, said Taylorsville City Sgt. Rosie Rivera. She said it is believed he was headed to a senior center across the street. There is not a designated crosswalk in the area, but most of the morning traffic had stopped to let him cross; one driver apparently didn't see him, Rivera said.
He was flown to the University of Utah Medical Center in critical condition and later died from his injuries.
Rivera said the investigation is complete and no charges have been filed.