Man facing automobile homicide charge after alleged DUI crash in southern Utah

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A man was killed following a car-motorcycle collision in Hurricane. Police believe alcohol may be a factor in the crash, Hurricane, Utah, May 13, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

A man was killed following a car-motorcycle collision in Hurricane. Police believe alcohol may be a factor in the crash, Hurricane, Utah, May 13, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

HURRICANE, Utah — Police identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in Hurricane Friday afternoon as Charles S. Vick.

According to a press release from the Hurricane City Police Department, a car and motorcycle collided in the intersection of 870 West and 325 North around 3:14 p.m.

Officers who responded to the scene found an unresponsive male, later identified as 64-year-old Vick, and provided medical attention. The motorcyclist was transported to a hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead.

Photos courtesy St. George News show the crash scene, visit their website for additional images. 

Police stated later in the day that the driver of the car, 51-year-old Robert J. Lounsbury of Hurricane, has been charged with automobile homicide and is believed to have been DUI. He was also charged with failure to yield a left turn and for violating an alcohol restricted driver’s license.