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Woman dies after being hit by utility truck in Millcreek

Published: Thursday, July 30 2015 10:06 p.m. MDT

A 64-year-old woman was killed Monday, Nov. 25, when she was hit by a utility truck. Linda Olson, of Millcreek, was crossing 3300 South near 3000 East with another woman shortly after 6 p.m. when she was hit in the crosswalk by an eastbound Comcast utility truck, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. The woman was taken by ambulance to University Hospital but died of her injuries before she arrived, Hoyal said. (Michael Radice, Deseret News) A 64-year-old woman was killed Monday, Nov. 25, when she was hit by a utility truck. Linda Olson, of Millcreek, was crossing 3300 South near 3000 East with another woman shortly after 6 p.m. when she was hit in the crosswalk by an eastbound Comcast utility truck, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. The woman was taken by ambulance to University Hospital but died of her injuries before she arrived, Hoyal said. (Michael Radice, Deseret News)

MILLCREEK — A 64-year-old woman was killed Monday night when she was hit by a utility truck.

Linda Olson, of Millcreek, was crossing 3300 South near 3000 East with another woman shortly after 6 p.m. when she was hit in the crosswalk by an eastbound Comcast utility truck, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal.

The woman was taken by ambulance to University Hospital but died of her injuries before she arrived, Hoyal said.

Officers shut down the eastbound lane to diagram and clean up the scene. The accident remained under investigation Monday night, Hoyal said.

— McKenzie Romero

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