MOTORCYCLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOTORCYCLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Midway motorcyclist upgraded to good condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237295-78/kohler-condition-lane-rhea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237295-78/kohler-condition-lane-rhea.html.csp">Midway motorcyclist upgraded to good condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:21:53.695-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The condition of a Midway motorcyclist was upgraded on Tuesday, three days after he was injured in crash on Interstate 84 near the Utah-Idaho border. The Idaho State Police said that W. Kent Kohler, 49, was riding eastbound in the left lane near mile post 274 just before 9 p.m. Sunday, followed by Victoria Rhea, 19, of West Jordan. After passing a semi-trailer truck, Rhea’s Mazda moved into the right lane, and as she drew next to Kohler, his motorcycle moved into her lane and the two vehicles cr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237295@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:53 MDT Midway motorcyclist in critical condition after weekend crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232634-78/kohler-lane-rhea-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232634-78/kohler-lane-rhea-idaho.html.csp">Midway motorcyclist in critical condition after weekend crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:31:01.204-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Midway motorcyclist was in critical condition Monday after a weekend collision on Interstate 84 near the Utah-Idaho border. The Idaho State Police said that W. Kent Kohler, 49, was riding eastbound in the left lane near mile post 274 just before 9 p.m. Sunday, followed by Victoria Rhea, 19, of West Jordan. After passing a semi-trailer truck, Rhea’s Mazda moved into the right lane, and as she drew next to Kohler, his motorcycle moved into her lane and the two vehicles crashed. Both the car and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232634@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:31:01 MDT Pedestrian killed in Capitol Reef crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198760-78/amp-gillette-capitol-reef.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198760-78/amp-gillette-capitol-reef.html.csp">Pedestrian killed in Capitol Reef crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T12:34:34.639-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A pedestrian died Saturday night when a motorcycle struck him in Capitol Reef National Park. Christoph Gillette, 35, of Bountiful, was walking east on State Road 24 about 6 miles east of Torrey when a motorcycle, also eastbound struck him from behind, said Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lawrence Hopper. Gillette was wearing a headlamp but was facing away from the motorcyclist, who did not see Gillette in the darkness, Hopper said. Gillette died at the scene. The motorcyclist, 26, suffered head trau...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198760@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:34:34 MDT Motorcyclist injured in fatal July 8 crash in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195030-78/crash-condition-july-motorcycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195030-78/crash-condition-july-motorcycle.html.csp">Motorcyclist injured in fatal July 8 crash in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.572-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 30-year-old man, injured in a July 8 motorcycle crash in Midvale that killed his female passenger, has been upgraded to serious condition and is expected to survive. Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal confirmed that the woman, identified as Amanda Ginther, 28, most recently of Ohio, had died on July 11. She had been on life support and very critical condition following the crash near 900 East and Fort Union Boulevard (7100 South). The motorcycle was eastbound on Fort Union Boulevard when the blu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195030@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Woman dies days after Midvale motorcycle crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58192385-78/motorcycle-crash-ginther-midvale.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58192385-78/motorcycle-crash-ginther-midvale.html.csp">Woman dies days after Midvale motorcycle crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T22:12:00.773-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Ohio woman has died from injuries she suffered last week in a motorcycle crash in Midvale. Amanda Ginther, 28, was with a 30-year-old man on a motorcycle traveling east on Ft. Union Boulevard about 11 p.m. July 8 near 900 East, Unified Police officials have said. A Toyota van turned left in front of the motorcycle, which collided with the van. Neither Ginther nor the other rider was wearing a helmet, police have said. Both were critically injured; Ginther died Friday at a hospital. Accordi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192385@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:12:00 MDT Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp">Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.915-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 61 year-old Washington Terrace man died Monday morning after a car pulled in front of the motorcycle he was riding, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office reported. The man was on his way to work and wearing a helmet while traveling northbound on 300 West on at 7:40 a.m., according to a press release. Meanwhile, a 61-year-old woman who was driving eastbound on 4800 South stopped at the stop sign at 300 West, but then entered the intersection in front of the motorcycle. The woman claimed the mornin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184007@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT Utah man dies in I-70 motorcycle crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133922-78/reported-crash-motorcycle-potter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133922-78/reported-crash-motorcycle-potter.html.csp">Utah man dies in I-70 motorcycle crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.397-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 74-year-old Kanab man died Sunday when he crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 70 in Sevier County, the Utah Highway Patrol reported Monday. Carl D. Potter was riding west at about 6 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, he went off the road about 13 miles east of Salina, the UHP reported. Potter was reported dead by an emergency medical technician who was traveling in the area. The cause of the crash remained under investigation, the UHP reported.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133922@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Motorcyclist dies from injuries in St. George crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130014-78/jeep-release-motorcycle-george.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130014-78/jeep-release-motorcycle-george.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies from injuries in St. George crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:34:02.569-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist died after a Jeep crashed into him near a St. George intersection. About 2 p.m. Saturday, an eastbound Jeep drifted into the center turn lane of Riverside Drive and was on a collision course with a Ford Ranger waiting to turn left onto 2450 East, according to a St. George police news release. When the Jeep veered left into the westbound lanes, it had veered into the path of three oncoming motorcyclists, the release adds. “The motorcyclists were riding in a staggered formation and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:34:02 MDT Motorcyclist critically hurt in Uintah County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120046-78/crash-motorcycle-release-uintah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120046-78/crash-motorcycle-release-uintah.html.csp">Motorcyclist critically hurt in Uintah County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:16:48.443-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Fort Duchesne man was critically hurt in a motorcycle crash. The 45-year-old lost control of the motorcycle before crashing into a bar pit near 4500 E. 3400 South in Independence, a few miles south of Ballard, according to a Uintah County Sheriff’s news release. He was not wearing a helmet and investigators suspect that alcohol factored into the crash, the release adds. A passer-by found the man and the wrecked motorcycle near the side of the road about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. The man was unrespon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120046@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:16:48 MDT Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58088889-68/electric-harley-bikes-motorcycles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58088889-68/electric-harley-bikes-motorcycles.html.csp">Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By M.L. JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles. Harley will show handmade demonstration models Monday at an invitation-only event in New York. The company will then take several dozen riders on a 30-city tour to test drive the bikes and provide feedback. Harley will use the inform...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580888892014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088889@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:43:52 MDT Orem man killed in motorcycle crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58070583-78/wuergler-motorcycle-according-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58070583-78/wuergler-motorcycle-according-crash.html.csp">Orem man killed in motorcycle crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T22:44:06.013-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Orem man died in a Garfield County motorcycle crash. About 4 p.m. Saturday, David T. Wuergler, 50, was driving a BMW motorcycle on State Road 12. About 20 miles east of Escalante, Wuergler appeared to have been “traveling too fast on a curve in the road,” according to the Utah Highway Patrol. He crossed the center line and went into the path of an eastbound RV, striking its left-front corner, according to the UHP. Wuergler died on impact. The people inside the RV were not hurt. mmcfall@slt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58070583@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:44:06 MDT Motorcyclist hurt in Layton crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58041492-78/layton-crash-dixon-motorcycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58041492-78/layton-crash-dixon-motorcycle.html.csp">Motorcyclist hurt in Layton crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T21:31:02.39-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man is recovering after a Layton motorcycle crash. The man was driving his motorcycle south on Main Street at 6:34 p.m. Saturday when witnesses say he tried to pass someone just south of Hill Field Road, said Layton Police Sgt. Rod Dixon. After trying to make the pass, he crashed into a Chevy Suburban that was turning left toward some restaurants, Dixon said. While the man was taken to the hospital in critical condition, he had improved by 9:20 p.m., the sergeant said. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58041492@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:31:02 MDT