SOUTHERN UTAH – A Kanab man died Sunday evening in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 70, mile post 70, in Sevier County. He was identified Monday as Carl D. Potter, age 74, of Kanab.
Potter was traveling westbound on a red 2009 Kawasaki KL650 motorcycle when the accident occurred, according to a statement released by the Utah Highway Patrol. Potter’s motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash.
A UHP trooper was dispatched to the scene of the accident around 6 p.m. Sunday. The victim was reported dead at the scene by an EMT who was traveling through the area. Witnesses told UHP that Potter died instantly in the crash.
Potter was wearing a helmet when the accident occurred, according to the statement. The cause of the accident is still being investigated.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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