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SR-20 Fatal Crash

Friday July 8, 2022

On July 8, 2022, at about 12:50 PM, a Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling eastbound on SR-20 near milepost 11.5. The roadway at that location consists of a downhill grade with a left-hand corner turn, according to the initial investigation it appears that the motorcycle was traveling too fast around the turn and slid off the right side of the road. The female motorcyclist was separated from the motorcycle and hit the guardrail, sustaining life threatening injuries. Unfortunately, the motorcyclist passed away at the scene.  The husband of the deceased was traveling behind her, on a separate motorcycle, at the time of the crash. 

The Major Crash Investigation Team and area Troopers are investigating the crash, at this time the right lane is closed and is expected to open around 4:00 PM. 

The deceased female was identified as Bridgette Pike, 48, of Layton, UT.

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

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