Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 5, 2015
Tooele woman killed in auto-pedestrian accident Friday

A Tooele woman who was struck during a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Main Street early Friday morning later died from her injuries.

Tooele City Police identified Tooele resident Veronica Pedersen, 25, as the victim in the accident. Police said Pedersen was in the northbound lane near 862 N. Main St. around 5:15 a.m. when she was struck by a full-size pickup truck.

The exact circumstances of the accident are still under investigation and no citations have been issued to the driver of the truck, who was not injured. Police said it’s unlikely the driver of the truck will face any citations or charges related to the incident.

There are no crosswalks along that stretch of North Main Street, which is in the area of Steadman’s Recreation and Denny’s Restaurant.

Pedersen was in critical condition when she was transported by helicopter to University Hospital in Salt Lake City, where she later died. 

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