MOTORCYCLIST - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOTORCYCLIST News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Motorcyclist dies after S. Salt Lake crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373392-78/lake-salt-south-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373392-78/lake-salt-south-crash.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies after S. Salt Lake crash</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="2014-09-06T18:44:17.467-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist died Thursday afternoon, the day after he slammed into a car on State Street in South Salt Lake. South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller confirmed that the 35-year-old Salt Lake City man, who was not wearing a helmet, was fighting for his life after the Wednesday accident — suffering severe head trauma and broken bones. “He had a helmet strapped to his bike, but was not wearing it at the time of the crash,” Keller said. Police authorities confirmed that the man, who has not ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58373392@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:44:17 MDT Motorcyclist injured in South Salt Lake crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371073-78/south-motorcyclist-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371073-78/south-motorcyclist-lake-salt.html.csp">Motorcyclist injured in South Salt Lake 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="2014-09-04T10:38:25.737-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist was in critical condition Wednesday after a crash in South Salt Lake. The 35-year-old motorcyclist was traveling south on State Street about 4 p.m. when the motorcycle collided with the rear driver’s side door of a passenger car at 3400 South, said South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller. The motorcyclist is not believed to have been wearing a helmet and suffered critical injuries, Keller said. The crash forced the closure of two of the three southbound lanes of State Street,...</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> 58371073@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:38:25 MDT Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp">Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves</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="2014-08-21T14:09:58.552-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 02:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police confirmed on Thursday that they had contacted an Ogden hit-and-run suspect who allegedly left a motorcyclist in the hospital. Ogden police would not identify the male suspect, who had not been charged, but did say a white hatchback car matching the description of the hit-and-run vehicle from the Tuesday night accident had been found in Harrisville and its driver contacted Wednesday afternoon by police officers. “The suspect was located and charges are pending, awaiting results to come bac...</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> 58321829@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:09:58 MDT Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp">Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought</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="2014-08-21T11:51:16.026-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver who left a motorcyclist in critical condition. Police Lt. Tim Scott said no arrests had been made or suspects identified in the 10 p.m. Tuesday incident at 1000 N. Washington Blvd., where a northbound vehicle described only as a white hatchback car struck the motorcyclist and drove away. The unidentified motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday. Anyone w...</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> 58317197@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:51:16 MDT Motorcyclist dies in fiery West Valley City crash with semi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276081-78/west-semi-4000-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276081-78/west-semi-4000-valley.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies in fiery West Valley City crash with semi</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="2014-08-08T22:03:10.911-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police were investigating a motorcyclist’s fiery fatal collision with a semi-trailer rig late Friday morning. Police Lt. Dalan Taylor said the accident occurred just before 11 a.m. at 4580 S. 4000 West. The motorcyclist was later identified as Jay Nielson, 39, of Holladay. The semi was northbound on 4000 West when it crashed with the motorcycle in the intersection. It was not immediately known what direction the biker was traveling. However, upon impact the motorcycle’s gas ta...</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> 58276081@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:03:10 MDT Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp">Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County 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="2014-08-03T21:36:29.395-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A California motorcyclist was fortunate to be wearing his helmet when he crashed in Summit County, troopers say. Darrell Kuntz, 27, was riding with three other motorcyclists when they approached a turn in Interstate 80, near mile marker 179, and Kuntz failed to make the turn, said Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Hopper. Troopers believe Kuntz was fatigued, which led to the accident, Hopper added. Kuntz slid into the median and hit the cable barrier with his head — “but he was wearing his h...</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> 58256221@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:36:29 MDT 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