Woman dies after being hit by pickup truck in St. George – St. George News
street. George — A woman died Wednesday evening after being struck by a pickup truck on Bluff Street.
St. George Police Sgt. “We’re going to have a lot of fun,” Terrell Bangerter told St. Petersburg. George News that shortly after 7:30 p.m., officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of Bluff Street and North 500 West on a report of a crash involving a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck.
The woman was struck while crossing Bluff Street, and was pronounced dead at the scene, said Sgt.
The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and was cooperating with investigators, Bangerter said, adding that several witnesses also stopped and spoke to police to try to help investigators “understand exactly what happened.”
At the time of the accident, the pickup truck was traveling north on Bluff Street, and the woman was on the south side of the intersection, where she was struck.
“That’s all we know right now,” Bangerter said.
the An accident reconstruction team was called in to determine the cause of the accident.
Consequently, all travel lanes on Bluff Street between West 400 North and West 600 North were closed for several hours to allow the team to conduct the reconstruction.
Investigators ask anyone Who may have passed the scene immediately after the accident, who witnessed the accident or any other witnesses who may have seen what happened in the moments immediately preceding the accident, contact the St. George Police Department at 435-627-4300.
The identity of the woman has not been released at this time and the report will be updated as more information becomes available.
The St. George Police Department, St. George Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the scene. The accident reconstruction team consists of officers from the St. George Police Department, Washington City Police Department, Hurricane Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
This report is based on statements by police, emergency personnel, or other responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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