Coroner reveals identity of motorcyclist who died in accident over the weekend | ET REALITY


IDAHO FALLS – A local man who died in a crash over the weekend has been identified.

Bonneville County Coroner Rick Taylor said the man was Roy Lopez, 61, of St. Anthony. Lopez was transported to a local Idaho Falls hospital after the crash, where he died from a traumatic injury.

The accident occurred Sunday shortly before 8 p.m. on State Highway 33 at mile marker 100 in Madison County.

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A 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Lopez, was traveling east on Highway 33.

A vehicle, driven by a juvenile, was traveling west on Highway 33 and turned south in front of the motorcycle, according to a news release from Idaho State Police.

Lopez struck the passenger side of the minor’s vehicle. He wasn’t wearing a helmet.

The young driver was wearing a seat belt and was not transported.

The highway was blocked for about three hours, according to Idaho State Police. The accident remains under investigation.

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