BRIGHAM CITY, Utah — A motorcyclist is dead after hitting a mattress on Interstate 15 Monday night.
The incident happened just before 11 p.m. south of Brigham City near mile marker 353.
Royce W. Munns, 46, from Brigham City, hit a mattress that was in the roadway and crashed, according to police.
A medical helicopter was called, but the rider was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.
Utah Highway Patrol said 53-year-old Gerald Holgreen came forward and claimed responsibility for the mattress. He was issued a citation for failure to secure load.