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Coroner releases identity of motorcyclist who died in weekend crash

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IDAHO FALLS — A local man who died from 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 crash happened on Sunday just 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 eastbound on Highway 33.
A vehicle, driven by a juvenile, was traveling westbound on Highway 33 and turned southbound in front of the motorcycle, according to a news release from Idaho State Police.
Lopez hit the passenger side of the juvenile’s vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet.
The juvenile driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported.
The road was blocked for about three hours, according to Idaho State Police. The crash remains under investigation.
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Source: eastidahonews.com

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