Fatal Motorcycle Crash on SR-143 MM 50.5 near Panguitch
DPS Incident Notification 7309 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 08-08-2019 17:55)
Section: 10 // District: B
Mile Post: 50.5
Travel Direction: South
Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol
A Toyota pickup was traveling north on SR-143 MP 50.5. A motorcycle was traveling south in the same area. The Toyota pickup crossed over the centerline and hit the motorcycle head on. The rider of the motorcycle, Kevin S. Barnhust, age 68, of Panguitch, was killed on impact. Drowsy driving is being investigated as a possible cause. Follow-up investigation is on going.