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West Valley City police identify man killed in motorcycle crash Sunday

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Posted at 6:29 PM, Mar 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 11:13:52-04

WEST VALLEY CITY — A man on a motorcycle was killed Sunday in a crash on the Mountain View Corridor, and police said witnesses reported the man ran a red light before striking a passenger vehicle in the intersection.

According to a press release from West Valley City Police Department, the crash occurred at the intersection of 6200 South and Mountain View Corridor around 4:15 p.m.

Police said 57-year-old Leonard Rich, of Taylorsville, was traveling westbound on 6200 South on a motorcycle when witnesses report he ran a red light and struck a northbound passenger vehicle.

Rich was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the car, a 58-year-old woman, was not injured. She was the lone occupant of the vehicle.