Police identify man killed in South Salt Lake motorcycle crash

Posted at 9:25 PM, Oct 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-28 23:25:30-04

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — The motorcyclist who was taken to a hospital in “extremely critical condition” Saturday night after a crash in South Salt Lake has succumbed to his injuries.

Sunday police identified the deceased as 38-year-old Randy James Hoover of Taylorsville.

Gary Keller of the South Salt Lake Police Department said the crash occurred in the area of 1080 West and 3300 South. Fox 13 News first heard report of the crash around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Keller said a motorcycle traveling westbound collided with a car that was turning into the Sun River Apartments.

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition, where he later died. There were no reports of other serious injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Westbound lanes of 3200 South were blocked due to the crash.