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Motorcyclists headed from LA to Sturgis killed in Utah crash

Motorcyclists headed from LA to Sturgis killed in Utah crash

KANAB, Utah (AP) — Police say two women were killed in southern Utah when a pickup truck collided with a group of motorcyclists traveling from California to Sturgis, South Dakota, ahead of a well-known motorcycle rally. The Utah Highway Patrol says it happened after a rider realized he forgot a […]

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Bikers call for more penalties in response to deadly crashes

Bikers call for more penalties in response to deadly crashes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah bikers vented their frustrations about the state of driving safety in response to an unprecedented number of deadly motorcycle crashes. The Deseret News reports a group of about 30 motorcyclists met with law enforcement officials Wednesday in Midvale to discuss what they want Utah […]

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Westbound I-70 closed due to motorcycle accident near Salina Friday Morning

Westbound I-70 closed due to motorcycle accident near Salina Friday Morning

A motorcycle rider is recovering after an accident on I-70 Friday morning. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, 64-year-old Ronald Watts was traveling Eastbound near mile marker 53 when he went off the roadway to the left. He crashed into two posts and continued into the median where he crashed […]

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One recovering from motorcycle crash on I-70 near Salina

One recovering from motorcycle crash on I-70 near Salina

One man is recovering with head injuries and possible neck injuries after crashing his motorcycle near Salina on Saturday morning. Investigators with the Highway Patrol don’t know why  David R. Killday lost control while traveling westbound on I-70 at about milepost 59. He went off the pavement into the median […]

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One Killed In Escalante Motorcycle Crash 

One Killed In Escalante Motorcycle Crash 

(Escalante, UT)  —  A man is dead after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing in Escalante. Investigators with the Highway Patrol don’t know why the 41-year-old lost control on Center Street on Saturday but say he didn’t have a helmet on. The man reportedly died while emergency crews were […]

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Two Killed in Kane County Motorcycle Crash

Two Killed in Kane County Motorcycle Crash

ORDERVILLE, Utah-Per a report from Yvette Cruz of KSL.com, a Saturday afternoon motorcycle crash on U.S. 89 resulted in the deaths of a man and a woman, officials report. The incident occurred roughly around 2:00 pm MDT when a southbound Harley Davidson motorcycle with two occupants rear-ended a Toyota Tacoma […]

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Idaho teen who died in Moab dirt bike accident identified

Idaho teen who died in Moab dirt bike accident identified

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities have identified a 15-year-old boy who died in a dirt bike accident in Kane Creek in Moab. The Deseret News reports San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldridge identified the teen as Truette Rhoda of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Eldridge says Rhoda had been visiting eastern Utah with […]

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Central Valley man dies in Motocross event in Delta

Central Valley man dies in Motocross event in Delta

A Central Valley man is dead following a motorcycle crash at the Bunker Hill Race Track. The Millard County Sheriff’s Office reports the victim is 18-year-old Hunter Syddall. Ambulance personnel who were already stationed at the race track immediately began life saving efforts, but Syddall was pronounced dead later at […]

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