Update: 18-year-old woman killed in motorcycle wreck, officials say

DRAPER, UT – Draper Police confirmed that it was an 18-year-old woman who suffered fatal injuries when she operated a motorcycle and failed to negotiate a curve after fleeing from police

This collision took place before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in the area of 13899 S. Minuteman Drive, Gephardt Daily confirmed. Draper Police did not reveal the reason why officers had first initiated the stop at 2600 N. Redwood Road or why the motorcyclist could not negotiate a curve. 

The woman did wear a helmet. However, despite life-saving measures, she was pronounced dead at the scene. As of Wednesday, her name has not been released. 

Additional details will be posted as it becomes available. 

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Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.