Two confirmed dead after motorcycle crash in Kane County

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UPDATE: The male victim involved in the fatal crash was identified as Charles G. Rau, 50, of Kanab, Utah and the female victim identified as Renee L. Chartier, 44, also of Kanab. 

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KANE COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah)- Two people are confirmed dead after a crash in Kane County near milepost 83 SR-89 Saturday evening. 

At approximately 2 pm on Saturday a Toyota pickup was southbound on SR-89 at approximately milepost 85 near Orderville.

A Harley Davidson motorcycle with two occupants was traveling behind the Toyota Tacoma. The Toyota truck stopped to turn left onto Frost Lane. For an unknown reason, the driver of the Harley Davidson did not slow quickly enough to avoid the Toyota truck. The Harley Davidson motorcycle impacted the rear of the Toyota.

Both occupants of the Harley were thrown from the bike and sustained fatal injuries. Names of the deceased are pending notification of next of kin. No occupants of the Toyota pickup were injured.

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