Blair Provstgaard, 61, killed when dragged by train on Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Modified Date: 
Wed, 01/11/2023 - 11:14pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, January 7, 2023

1 dead in TRAX train incident in downtown Salt Lake City

The man had just exited the TRAX train with his bicycle at the City Center station at 100 S. Main about 6:20 p.m. when he lost his balance and fell back into the train, Utah Transit Authority Police Lt. John Morrow said.

Man identified after being pulled under TRAX in downtown Salt Lake City

Officials responded to the scene at the stop outside City Creek Center at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Saturday. They said Provstgaard got off a northbound blue line train with his bike before he lost his balance and fell as the train was departing.

People Involved: 
Blair Provstgaard
Roadway: 
Main Street