Colorado man dies after crashing his motorcycle in Utah

Posted at 5:12 PM, Mar 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-05 20:22:28-05

CASTLE VALLEY, Utah (AP) -- The Utah Highway Patrol says a Colorado man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Castle Valley.

They say 56-year-old Albert Hughes of Grand Junction was riding his motorcycle along state Route 128 about 3:30 p.m. Saturday when it went off the right side of the road for unknown reasons.

Authorities say Hughes was talking to witnesses when he collapsed.

Witnesses began CPR and a medical helicopter was dispatched.

Highway Patrol officials say Hughes was unresponsive when medical personnel arrived and was pronounced dead.

They say Hughes was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but he had a previous medical history that may have contributed to his death.


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