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SLCPD Investigating Fatal Crash

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a traffic-related crash that killed a 70-year-old woman.

This investigation started at 9:53 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2022, when SLC911 received information about a crash involving a vehicle and person near 2400 South Foothill Drive.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Marilyn Alleman, lying in the roadway. Bystanders and paramedics attempted life-saving efforts, but Alleman died on scene.

Based on the preliminary information, a vehicle traveling south on Foothill Drive struck Alleman as she attempted to cross the road.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

This crash marks the seventh traffic-related fatality in Salt Lake City for 2022.

A Salt Lake City Police Department chaplain responded to the scene to assist the victim’s family following the crash.

The SLCPD Chaplin Program is part of the department’s Wellness Program and Peer Support Team. The SLCPD’s Wellness Program, provides emergency on-scene mental health support and provides services, advocacy and resources to anyone experiencing trauma.

The Crash Analysis Reconstruction (CAR) Team and SLCPD Crime Lab technicians responded to the scene.

The CAR Team is a multi-jurisdictional crash team that investigates crashes involving serious physical injuries or death. Members of the CAR Team receive specialized training in collision examination, speed analysis, vehicle dynamics, occupant kinematics, scene photography, surveying equipment, crash scene mapping, evidence collection and computer aided drawing programs.

The CAR Team includes law enforcement from the Salt Lake City Police Department and several other Salt Lake Valley law enforcement agencies.

No additional details are available for release.

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