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Pedestrian dies on downtown Salt Lake City street after being hit by semi

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SALT LAKE CITY — One person was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident in Salt Lake City on Friday.

The accident happened on 600 South near 500 West where northbound I-15 and eastbound I-80 have off-ramps that merge, according to police.

“An individual was hit by a semi-truck and died on scene,” Salt Lake City police stated in a tweet. “Eastbound 600 (South) and off-ramps from I-15 and I-80 will be closed for several hours.”