37-year-old man dead after motorcycle crash in Weber County

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WEBER COUNTY, Utah, June 19, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A 37-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash on State Route 167 Wednesday evening.

The single-vehicle crash occurred on southbound SR-167, also known as Trappers Loop, near mile post 9, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Weber County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Cortney Ryan told Gephardt Daily.

Ryan said witnesses told investigators the motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed, and failed to negotiate a corner.

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The motorcycle went off the road and crashed, and the man was ejected, Ryan said.

The man, who was wearing a helmet and protective gear, succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Ryan said a reconstruction team is on scene, working to determine exactly what occurred.

The man’s identity has not been released pending notification of family.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

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