A Pennsylvania man has been identified as the person killed in a mountain bike accident near Moab Tuesday.

Patrick Howard, 23, State College, Pa., died when he lost control of his bike and fell off a 400-foot cliff located about 20 miles southwest of Moab.It took a companion nearly six hours to reach a telephone and contact the Grand County Sheriff. The pair were riding bikes along marked trails near U-279 about 1:30 p.m. when the accident occurred.

Howard was in Utah on vacation.