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 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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 Oregon man impersonates sheriff’s deputy while on SUV test drive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160643-68/mcguire-baldridge-motorcyclist-deputy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160643-68/mcguire-baldridge-motorcyclist-deputy.html.csp">Oregon man impersonates sheriff’s deputy while on SUV test drive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVEN DUBOIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T08:37:02.381-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • An Oregon man impersonated a sheriff’s deputy while taking an SUV for a test drive and pulled over a motorcyclist, authorities said. Anthony McGuire, 39, of Salem was arrested Saturday after the motorcyclist and two employees from the car lot sensed something was off and called real deputies, Sgt. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Baldridge said McGuire visited Good Fellows Auto Sales three days in a row and told workers he was a sheriff’s deputy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606432014-07-08T08:37:02.381-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T08:37:02.381-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160643@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:37:02 MDT Motorcyclist injured in Salt Lake City crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58143177-78/motorcyclist-royce-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58143177-78/motorcyclist-royce-lake-salt.html.csp">Motorcyclist injured in Salt Lake City 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="2014-07-02T22:24:52.35-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after rear-ending a vehicle on Interstate 15 in Salt Lake City. Because of a prior crash, traffic on southbound Interstate 15 had about come to a stop near 500 North, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. The motorcyclist, a man about 50 years old, did not slow quickly enough and rear-ended the other vehicle about 1 p.m., Royce said. He was thrown from the motorcycle and, despite wearing a helmet, was critically injured. ...</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> 58143177@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:24:52 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 Fort Duchesne motorcyclist remains critical after crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58122722-78/manning-crash-critical-duchesne.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58122722-78/manning-crash-critical-duchesne.html.csp">Fort Duchesne motorcyclist remains critical after 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="2014-06-27T18:26:19.833-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 06:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Fort Duchesne motorcyclist remained in critical condition Friday, the day after he lost control and crashed into a bar pit in eastern Utah. Uintah County sheriff’s Corporal Brian Fletcher identified the man as 45-year-old Albert Lance Manning. The accident occurred about 3 miles south of Ballard. Manning was not wearing a helmet, and Fletcher said that it appeared that alcohol was a factor in the 6:30 a.m. Thursday crash. Unconscious and unresponsive, Manning was found by a passer-by who call...</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> 58122722@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:26:19 MDT