Utah man dies in fatal Cheyenne County accident

Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub says 27 year-old Nicholas Schmit of Grantsville, UT was pronounced dead this morning. apparently as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Schaub says it appears Schmit was riding his motorcycle and collided into a sign, resulting in fatal blunt force trauma injuries. The accident occurred on HWY 30 approximately 1/2 west of Lodgepole.

He was located at 5:10 a.m. by Lodgepole residents. The estimated time of death is 1:30

Schaub says the investigation is continuing.

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