A Kearns youth died about midnight Saturday at LDS Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile-pedestrian accident about two hours earlier in Salt Lake County.

Val Gordon, 15, was injured when he was hit by a westbound car that drifted off 4715 South at 4691 West, according to a report of the accident, which was investigated by Deputy Brad Harmon of the Salt Lake County sheriff's office. The driver of the car was Bobbie Morse, 20.The boy was walking west along 4715 South with his brother, who was not identified on the report and who apparently was not injured. They were walking between the road safety line and the edge of the road. The victim was taken to Pioneer Valley Hospital and then transferred by air ambulance to LDS Hospital.