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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