Bozeman man dies in Utah motorcycle crash
SALT LAKE COUNTY
A Montana man has died in a motorcycle crash in northeastern Utah.
The Utah Highway Patrol tells The Salt Lake Tribune that 49-year-old David P. Hellrigel of Bozeman died Saturday north of Vernal.
Police say Hellrigel was southbound on State Road 191 when he failed to negotiate a curve in an area known as "The Switchbacks."
Troopers say Hellrigel's motorcycle hit a guardrail and he was ejected.
Hellrigel, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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