GARFIELD COUNTY — A 50-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday about 20 miles east of Escalante. The man whose name was released by the Utah Department of Public Safety, was confirmed to be Orem resident, David T. Wuergler.
At approximately 4 p.m., a BMW motorcycle driven by Wuergler was traveling east of Escalante on state Route 12 near mile marker 83, according to a statement from DPS.
Wuergler appears to have been traveling too fast on a curve in the road, according to the statement. His motorcycle crossed over the center line and went into the path of an eastbound RV, striking the recreational vehicles left front corner.
Wuergler was killed on impact. The occupants of the RV were not injured.
Speed is considered to be a primary factor in the crash.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by the authorities and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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