POLICE

Nebraska man killed in motorcycle crash in Vineyard

Apr 19, 2022, 7:47 PM | Updated: 7:48 pm
A 24-year-old man died Monday night following a motorcycle crash in Vineyard.
Photo credit: Utah Co...
A 24-year-old man died Monday night following a motorcycle crash in Vineyard. Photo credit: Utah County Sheriff's Office

VINEYARD, Utah — A 24-year-old Nebraska man died in motorcycle crash Monday night in Vineyard, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.

Police say the man drifted out of his lane of travel, while riding in Vineyard. He crashed into a barrier and fence. Police also say that speed was a factor in the crash, and the man was not wearing a helmet.

Authorities say that the incident happened on Center Street on a railroad overpass west of Mill Road at 7:20 p.m.

According to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, who has not yet been identified, ended up 120 feet away from where he first hit the barrier. The motorcycle was 225 feet from where contact with the barrier first occurred. 

The victim suffered significant head trauma and passed away at the scene, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. 

Impairment, according to authorities, was not a factor in the motorcycle crash in vineyard.

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