Name of victim in Farr West auto-bicycle fatalilty released

Weber County Sheriff vehicle. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg

FARR WEST, Utah, Aug. 10, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — The name of a bicyclist killed in a Farr West traffic accident was released Wednesday by the Weber County Sheriff‘s Office.

Gene Buhler, 74, a resident of West Weber, died in the Monday morning mishap at 2800 W. 4000 North, according to Lt. Josh Gard, a public information officer with the sheriff’s office, which contracts for Farr West law enforcement services.

Buhler had been cycling on a trail adjacent to 4000 North prior to the incident which was first called into 911 operators about 9:58 a.m.

The exact nature and location of deadly crash has yet to be fully revealed.

“We’re talking to the driver and it’s still an active investigation,” Lt. Gard told Gephardt Daily.

Further details were not being released due to the active nature of the ongoing investigation.

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.


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