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San Juan County Fatal Crash (Updated 6/3/24)

Thursday May 30, 2024

On Thursday, May 30, 2024, at approximately 10:50 am, there was a fatal two-vehicle crash at milepost 113 on SR-191. A Kawasaki motorcycle was southbound at this location when it experienced an equipment failure. The motorcycle crossed into oncoming traffic, striking a northbound Ford F-350. The 61-year-old female driver of the motorcycle succumbed to injuries on the scene. The driver of the pickup was uninjured. SR-191 was closed in both directions during the crash investigation.

Kawasaki Driver (Fatal): Catherine Malapanes, Age: 61, From: Fruita, CO

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Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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