Press Release: SLCPD Detectives Solve 37-Year-Old Cold Case Homicide
December 11, 2019
Watch Log: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
December 12, 2019

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019


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9:22 p.m.
Traffic Accident
900 S. 900 W.

A silver Lexus travelling north on 900 W struck a vehicle at 1446 S. and fled the scene. The Lexus struck a second vehicle a short distance away but again fled. At 900 S. and 900 W. the vehicle left the roadway and struck a power pole. The driver of the Lexus was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.


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