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Utah County Fatal Crash

Sunday March 27, 2022

On March 27, 2022 at about 3:35PM a motorcycle with two occupants was northbound on SR-198 at MM 10.  Traffic was heavy due to the Festival of Colors.  Traffic was stopped as the motorcycle approached. The driver of the motorcycle was unable to control the vehicle and it rolled as they attempted an evasive maneuver.  The driver was ejected and hit the side of the car that was stopped in the lane.  The passenger was pinned under the motorcycle.  Utah County deputies and UHP Troopers who were in the area for the event arrived on scene and began CPR.  The passenger was transported to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.  The driver had minor injuries.  SR-198 was closed while Troopers investigated the crash. Neither of the occupants of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet.

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

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