Pedestrian injured after being hit by car on Tooele highway

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 9 2012 11:00 p.m. MDT

TOOELE — A man in his 50s suffered two broken legs and a head injury after being hit by a car Tuesday on state Route 36.

The man was standing in the road near an intersection about 7:20 p.m. when he was hit by a car, police said. Darkness may have contributed to the accident.

The man was taken by medical helicopter to an area hospital. The driver of the of the car was not injured.

McKenzie Romero Twitter: @McKenzieRomero

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