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Police identified the teen killed in a motorcycle accident in Kane Creek Friday as Truette Rhoda of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

MOAB — Police identified the teen killed in a dirt bike accident in Kane Creek Friday as Truette Rhoda of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldridge said the 15-year-old boy was visiting the area with his dad.

Rhoda and his father were riding dirt bikes with about 20 other people on a dirt road when the teen, who was going 40-50 miles per hour, failed to make a curve, sending him off the road and sliding about 80-100 feet through rocks, Eldridge said.

First responders arrived at the scene of what the agency called a "severe" accident about 1:20 p.m. He was transported to the hospital; however, Rhoda died of his injuries, according to Grand County Emergency Medical Services.

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"Our hearts are heavy tonight as we mourn for this family. Thank you to everyone involved who did all that we could," the agency said in a Facebook post Friday.

AGoFundMe account has been set up by Rhoda's aunt to help the family cover funeral expenses.

"He will be missed dearly and a void has been left in our hearts. He loved life and was a friend to everyone. Playing football, wrestling, and riding his dirt bike were some of his favorite things to do," his aunt wrote on the GoFundMe page.