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Price Utah Man Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver

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A motorcyclist from Price Utah was killed Tuesday July 20, 2010 just before 11:00 a.m. in Emery County in a crash with a car. The name of the motorcycle rider was 68-year-old Glenn Silvis of Price and he was killed at the scene of the crash. It appears that the car was traveling north… Read More »

Harrisville Motorcyclist Injured in Accident

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Most drivers don’t give two thoughts about making a U-turn. They simply look for cars, and then proceed. While those actions are common, motorists need to be on the lookout for motorcycles. They’re a lot smaller, and therefore less likely to be seen. Christopher Sly, Harrisville, was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with… Read More »

Highway Merging Can be Dangerous for Motorcyclists

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When merging on a freeway, motorists have to check behind them, in front of them, and sometimes they have to adjust speed. However, when motorists do this, they are typically looking for other cars, but they should be thoroughly checking for motorcyclists too. Given that motorcycles are much smaller than cars, they also have… Read More »

Woman Painting Her Nails While Driving Kills Motorcyclist – Does the Charge Fit the Crime?

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Anita Zaffke, 56, died about an hour after being slammed into from behind by Lora Hunt driving a Chev Impala while painting her nails. Zaffke was stopped at Route 12 and Old McHenry Road heading southbound towards home when the Hunt’s Chevrolet Impala slammed into her back tire. The force threw Zaffke’s motorcycle 200… Read More »

Another Utah Motorcycle Crash Leaves Man In Critical Condition

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Another motorcycle crash occurred on Wednesday night in Midvale Utah at 7720 South and 175 West. Fox13now report that officers say the driver of a white truck was waiting for people in a crosswalk and after they had passed started to turn left and turned directly into the path of the oncoming motorcycle. The… Read More »

Bruce Rossmeyer – Harley Dealer Extraordinaire Killed in Crash

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Bruce Rossmeyer who owned 15 Harley Davidson dealerships was killed July 30, 2009 in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming on his way to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol Rossmeyer was passing a truck pulling a trailer that was trying to turn left on Highway 28 in Sweetwater County Wyoming. The… Read More »

Motorcycle Death on I-84 Utah Needs Investigation

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The first motorcycle death was that of 46-year-old Carl Mason of Uintah City. The motorcyclist was westbound on I-84 and locked his brakes in an effort to avoid traffic that was stopped for construction according to reports. He slid onto the left shoulder and was thrown from his 2007 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. It is… Read More »

Orem Motorcyclist Injured in Crash with Local Police

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Back on July 1, 2010 at about 12:45 a.m. a motorcyclist was seriously injured at 800 North and 800 East in Orem, Utah. It appears that the motorcyclist was traveling west-bound and the car was heading north-bound turning left onto 800 North. An Orem Police Officer was driving the cruiser while on duty. There… Read More »

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