Man killed in motorcycle, car collision on SR-201 ID’d

Posted at 7:49 PM, Oct 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-05 15:22:30-04

MAGNA, Utah –Utah Highway Patrol has identified a man killed in a motorcycle accident on State Route 201 Saturday night.

At about 6:35 p.m., Gilbert R. Aguirre, 56, of Stansbury Park, was traveling west when he rear-ended a car on SR-201 near 8300 West, according to UHP.

Troopers had been dispatched to an injury accident on SR-201 in the area of 9200 West before the fatal accident occurred. The area of travel slowed down due to congestion.

UHP officials say Aguirre suffered fatal injuries after the collision. He was not wearing a helmet.

A UHP trooper said reduced visibility due to the bright sun may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

There were no other injuries reported in connection with the crash.