Motorcyclist killed in I-215 accident

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A motorcycle rider was killed Friday evening after losing control and colliding with another vehicle on Interstate 215.

The Utah Highway Patrol says a motorcycle was getting on I-215 to go northbound from 4700 South around 6 p.m. when the rider lost control and slid to the middle of the freeway, where it was hit by another vehicle. The motorcyclist was killed.

The accident also started a fire after the motorcycle got caught under the vehicle and sparked a blaze. Fire crews arrived and were able to put it out.

The name of the deceased was not made available immediately.

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