Scene of a fatal motorcycle accident that claimed the life of 62-year old Evert Dykhuizen of Hurricane, Utah Thursday, July 19, 2012. (KCSG photo/Troy Hoskins
Fatal motorcycle accident on northbound I-15 Thursday afternoon, July 19, 2012 near mile-post 8 in St. George, Utah. (KCSG photo/Troy Hoskins
(St. George, UT) - The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of Evert Dykhuizen, 62 of Hurricane, Utah. He was traveling northbound on I-15 in St. George near mile post 8 Thursday afternoon about 2:25 PM when his motorcycle went off the left shoulder of the freeway and crashed into the median cable barrier. He was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center where he later died.
Investigators said Dykhuizen was not wearing a helmet although one was found at the scene of the crash. No other vehicles were involved in the accident which remains under investigation.