UPDATE: The man killed in the motorcycle crash in Utah County has been identified as 26-year-old Tyrel Prior f Salem. 


UTAH COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – A motorcyclist died after hitting a truck that turned in front of him on State Route 164 in Utah County Sunday afternoon. 

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Brady Zaugg said the driver of a Toyota Tacoma was attempting to make a left turn from State Route 164 onto I-15 near Benjamin when he turned into the path of an oncoming motorcyclist. 

The motorcycle rider hit the truck broadside and sustained fatal injuries. 

The southbound I-15 ramps, as well as both east and westbound SR-164 are currently closed. 

This is a developing story. The name of the man who died has not been released. We will provide more details when additional information becomes available.