POLICE

Motorcyclist dead after rear-end collision on I-15

Jul 24, 2022, 2:00 PM | Updated: Aug 2, 2022, 10:30 am
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FILE -- A Utah Highway Patrol trooper searches information on his computer on I-15 in Utah County Photo: Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY – A motorcyclist was headed southbound on I-15 when a Tesla rear-ended the motorcycle. The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle as a result of the crash. 

The Tesla driver said that he was using his car’s autopilot feature.

The incident took place at around 1 a.m. on July 24, 2022. 

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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