Tremonton man dies in motorcycle crash near Malad City

A Tremonton man died Sunday night after a motorcycle crash in southern Idaho. The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Old Highway 191, south of Malad City.

Idaho State Police report Mark Coppenger was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound when he drove off the right shoulder and overturned the bike. The 54-year-old man was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred near the intersection of East 6000 South. No other vehicles were involved.

Police are unsure what caused Coppenger to drive off the roadway. The crash remains under investigation.

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