Kevin S. Barnhurst Killed in Motorcycle Accident on State Route 143 in Garfield County
Kevin S. Barnhurst Killed in Garfield County Motorcycle Accident on State Route 143
Garfield County, Utah (August 18, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash earlier this month at the southern edge of Panguitch, a local news source reported.
The fatal crash was reported just before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, on state Route 143 near mile marker 50.
UHP said 68-year-old Kevin S. Barnhurst, of Panguitch, was riding a motorcycle southbound on the highway when he was hit by a northbound Toyota pickup truck. The truck driver reportedly crossed the center line and struck the bike head-on.
Barnhurst was declared dead at the scene.
Investigators said drowsy driving was a possible factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Kevin S. Barnhurst.
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