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Fatal crash on Ephraim Canyon Road

Tuesday October 22, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7515 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-21-2019 22:30)

Section: 10 // District: B

Date: 10-21-2019

Time: 17:34

Location: Ephraim Canyon Road

Mile Post:

Travel Direction: East

Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
A 2016 Suzuki motorcycle was headed up Ephraim Canyon Road at a high rate of speed. The road curves to the right and the motorcycle crossed over the center line and struck a 2012 Toyota Camry that was coming down the canyon head-on. The driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet but suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Sanpete County Sheriffs Office requested assistance from UHP and we are handling the investigation. The deceased motorcycle rider is Jody Brown (male), age 46 of Ephraim.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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