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St. George crash claims life of motorcyclist

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ST. GEORGE, Utah — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night in a two-vehicle accident in St. George.

According to the St. George Police Department, the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on 3050 East, when the man struck the passenger side of a northbound car whose driver was attempting to make a left turn; the motorcyclist was not able to stop in time.

When first responders arrived at the scene, the motorcyclist was unconscious and not breathing. Life-saving measures were performed on the victim before he was transferred to a hospital. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say the victim, whose identity has not been released, was a male in his 40s. Authorities also say he was wearing a helmet, and that the brightness of the sun could have been a factor.

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