Kooskia, UT (July 20, 2023) – A motorcyclist died as a result of a truck accident that occurred in the Kooskia area on Tuesday morning, July 18.
At around 11:15 a.m., emergency officials across Idaho County responded to the scene of an automobile accident that occurred on US Highway 12.
According to officials, a 57-year-old woman from Camrose County, Alberta, was riding a Yamaha motorcycle west on the highway when her vehicle collided with a Peterbilt semi-truck.
The motorcyclist was severely injured in the accident. Despite the response of medical personnel to render aid to the victim, she was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The truck driver was injured in the crash and transported to an area hospital for medical care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim who died in this accident.
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