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Man dies after being hit by semi on SR-87 in Duchesne County

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One person has died following a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on SR-87 north of Duchesne, Utah.

The crash happened just four miles north of Duchesne, on SR-87 near milepost 4 at approximately 3:05 a.m. on Wednesday.

A 59-year-old Colorado man was directing a co-worker who was operating a semi-truck and backing up on SR-87 at the 6000 South intersection.

A semi-truck traveling north on the Highway did not see the person directing traffic and hit him.

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The man died at the scene. Police said he was not wearing any reflective clothing.

Both directions of SR-87 were closed for approximately two hours while officers investigated the crash.