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Crash on Trapper’s Loop claims the life of a motorcyclist

Aug 4, 2022, 9:30 PM
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MORGAN, COUNTY, Utah — A motorcyclist died following a crash on Trapper’s Loop Thursday afternoon in Morgan County.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the incident happened near milepost 6 at 3:30 p.m.  The UHP says the motorcyclist was traveling southbound and was unable to stay in the lane of traffic and left the highway. Subsequently, the motorcyclist was thrown from the vehicle. 

The UHP says the motorcyclists suffered several injuries and was transported by helicopter to a hospital. However, the UHP says the victim, who has been identified as a male, passed away from his injuries at the hospital.

The UHP says speed was likely factor in the crash. The identity of the victim has not been released.

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