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Motorcyclist dead after I-15 crash

May 15, 2022, 10:05 AM | Updated: 4:51 pm
A Salt Lake City police officer works at the scene of a collision on Redwood Road and 700 North in ...
A Salt Lake City police officer works at the scene of a collision on Redwood Road and 700 North in on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. (Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News)
(Scott G. Winterton/Deseret News)

CENTERVILLE, Utah –  The driver was heading northbound on I-15 when he rear-ended a vehicle and was ejected from the motorcycle. After getting thrown off the motorcycle, he was struck by another vehicle.

 Trooper Mike Alexander told KSL NewsRadio that the driver was, “travelling around vehicles and moving at a fairly high rate of speed.”

Vehicles ahead of the driver were slowing for traffic reasons but the motorcyclist wasn’t able to stop in time.

First responders arrived and began life-saving measures, but the rider was pronounced dead on the scene. The identity of the motorcyclist hasn’t been released at this time.

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