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Elk abound in Payson so nighttime highway crashes pose a major danger. A Payson jury last week absolved the state of blame when a motorcyclist hit the body of an elk on the highway outside of Star Valley. Another car hit the elk moments before the cyclist hit the body in the road.

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On a clear night in September 2009, Ray Sayer and a friend pulled out of a Payson convenience store on their Harley-Davidson motorcycles and made their way toward Star Valley.


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