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SR-201 Fatal Motorcycle Crash **Updated**

Friday August 27, 2021

On August 27, 2021 just after 8:00pm a motorcycle with a single rider took the Redwood Road off ramp from SR 201 eastbound. The motorcycle tried to take the right split which goes to southbound Redwood Road.  The motorcycle left the road to the left shoulder and into the grassy gore area between the northbound and southbound exits.  The motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and caught air several times before going down the hill.  The motorcycle tumbled multiple times before coming to rest. Even though the rider was wearing a helmet and other safety gear medical personnel were unable to revive the motorcyclist who died at the scene. The rider has been identified as Napoleon  Sanchez-Guizada, 51, of West Valley City.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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