WALLSBURG, UT – Police have confirmed the name and identity of the motorcyclist killed in a crash with a white Prius along the Deer Creek State Park Saturday.
According to KSL, the motorcyclist – 24-year-old Cory Hughes from Vineyard – had approached a curve on southbound State Route 189. At the same time, the driver of the white Prius traveled on Main Canyon Road and stopped at a stop sign before going on SR. 189 and into a day-use area at the state park.
Hughes then struck the Prius driver on the highway. The Prius occupants were spared from wounds, but Hughes succumbed to his and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Speed may have been a contributing factor, but this detail has yet to be confirmed.
Officials are examining all details that led to this crash and have not revealed additional information at this time.
Updates will be posted upon confirmation.
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