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Cyclist Killed in Garfield County Crash (Updated 9/30/21)

Wednesday September 29, 2021

On September 29, 2021 at about 2:50 pm, a black 2012 Subaru Forester was traveling northbound SR-89 near mile post 117.5 when it drifted off the road to the right. As the vehicle ran off the road to the right, it struck the rear of a pedal cyclist that was traveling on the northbound shoulder. After impact, the rider and vehicle continued off the northbound shoulder and impacted a ravine. The cyclist came to a rest in the bottom of the ravine. The vehicle began to roll after impacting the ravine and came to a rest on its driver side. The male cyclist died at the scene. The Utah State Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the investigation.

Cyclist (Fatal): Tyler Droeger Age: 27 From: Manawa, WI

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