Motorcyclist dead after collision with truck pulling cattle trailer in Logan Canyon

Utah Highway Patrol vehicle. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg

LOGAN CANYON, Utah, Sept. 4, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a truck hauling a trailer that was transporting cattle, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at about 12:16 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 89, at milepost 471, about 11 miles northeast of Logan.

“The motorcycle was laid down in on coming traffic, shortly after the motorcycle was struck by a truck towing a trailer with cattle onboard, the motorcyclist was struck by the trailer,” a UHP statement says.

“The motorcyclist died at the scene, no one else was hurt in the accident. The road was reopened at approximately 3:30pm.”

The deceased has been identified as Bradley L Goertzen, 59, of Midvale.


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