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Police identify man killed in Sandy auto-pedestrian accident

Police are investigating after a 44-year-old man was hit by a car and died on Thursday afternoon. (Meghan Thackery, KSL TV)

SANDY — Around 12:40 this afternoon, Sandy Police received a report of a 44-year-old man hit by a car in a crosswalk at 10040 S. and Wasatch Boulevard.

That man has been identified by police as Fernando Cruz La Vana.

Police Lieutenant Dean Carriger says La Vana died at the scene after being struck by the white Toyota Camry in the 4-way intersection.

The Camry was driven by a 68-year-old. Both the driver and the pedestrian are from that area.

Wasatch Boulevard remains closed until further notice, and the police investigation ongoing.

10040 S and Wasatch Boulevard

This story is developing and will be updated.