Press Release- Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident

PIO Contact: Lt. Dave Edwards

Press Release – Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident

Date: 02/11/2015

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At approximately 6:30 p.m. on 2-10-15, 64 year old Patricia Zeigler was struck by a vehicle as she attempted to cross Main Street at approximately 1520 North in Bountiful.   Ms. Zeigler was treated by emergency crews and was transported to Lakeview Hospital, where she died due to her injuries.  Witnesses stated the victim attempted to cross through a gap in southbound traffic, but may not have seen the oncoming northbound SUV before stepping directly into the SUV’s path. The victim was not in a pedestrian crossing when she was struck.  Witnesses indicated there was no inappropriate driving by the SUV’s driver, and Officers found no immediate evidence to indicate the driver was impaired.  The investigation is ongoing.

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