Fatality crash, motorcyclist in Preston

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On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 8:19 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on East Glendale Road, near North 2200 East, just east of Preston, in Franklin County.

Kevin M. Lauritzen, 30, of Preston, was riding eastbound on East Glendale Road on a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle.  Lauritzen failed to negotiate a curve, went off the left shoulder through a fence, and was separated from his motorcycle. The motorcycle came to rest in a residential pond. Lauritzen was transported by ground ambulance to Franklin County Medical Center, in Preston, where he was pronounced deceased. Lauritzen was not wearing a helmet.