Motorcyclist killed in Big Cottonwood Canyon crash identified

UPDATE: Police have identified the 62-year-old man killed in the crash as Barry S Walton of Taylorsville. 

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BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A 62-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash up Big Cottonwood Canyon Tuesday afternoon.

Unified police say just after 3 p.m., officers received a call of a crash up the canyon above the “S curve.” When they arrived, they found a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and its rider.

Officers on scene determined the man had died.

There were no witnesses and police are currently investigating the crash and trying to determine why the motorcycle left the roadway coming down the canyon.


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