Police identify man killed in motorcycle crash in East Canyon
SALT LAKE COUNTY – A man injured in a motorcycle crash in East Canyon on Friday night has died.
Police identified the deceased as 57-year-old Alex Russell Ferrell.
Unified Police say Russell, a Salt Lake City resident, was driving up the canyon around 6 p.m. when he lost control and went off the roadway. They say he then traveled around 40-50 yards down the mountain.
He was transported via ground ambulance to a nearby hospital where police say he was later pronounced deceased.
The crash is still under investigation by Unified Police and a ‘Crash Analysis Reconstruction team.’
Unified police say they don’t believe road conditions were a factor in the crash and that the cause is still unclear.