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Fatal Motorcycle Crash on SR-9 Near MP 6. (Updated)

Sunday October 30, 2022

On October 29, 2022, at approximately 21:23 hours, St. George Dispatch Center advised of a serious injury crash on SR-9, near milepost 6, involving a motorcycle. The motorcycle was reported to be traveling eastbound on SR-9 at excessive speeds and cutting in and out of traffic before striking the rear of a black Nissan Versa. After impact, the male rider was thrown from the motorcycle, and both the rider and the motorcycle slid into westbound lanes. The motorcycle came to rest on the westbound shoulder and became fully engulfed by fire. The rider came to rest in the left lane of westbound traffic. The rider was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died from his injuries. Excessive speed and reckless driving are being investigated as contributors to the crash.

Motorcycle Driver (Fatal): Troy D Matthews Age: 50 From: Salt Lake City, UT



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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