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Bountiful motorcyclist killed in Duchesne County crash

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A motorcyclist died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, after a crash on state Route 35, troopers said.

Utah Highway Patrol

TABIONA, Duchesne County — Troopers have identified the motorcyclist who died Sunday after a crash on state Route 35 as Michael Levi Willetts, 35, of Bountiful.

The crash occurred about 12:41 p.m. as the motorcyclist, who was traveling east with a group of other bikers, failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and went off the roadway, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Willetts succumbed to his injuries despite wearing a helmet and protective gear, the UHP said.