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Motorcyclist killed in deadly crash on SR-189

Fatal Crash SR-189, Main Canyon Road, Deer Creek Reservoir
Posted at 1:43 PM, Jul 30, 2023

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A motorcyclist was killed Saturday after colliding with a car on State Route 189 near Wallsburg.

The motorcyclist was identified as 24-year-old Cory R. Hughes from Vineyard.

The Utah Highway Patrol said Hughes struck the back of a Prius that had made a turn onto SR-189 from Main Canyon Road.

Hughes hit the right rear corner of the car and died at the scene.

Two occupants of the Prius were uninjured. UHP said impairment is not suspected but speed is being investigated.