TROOPERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TROOPERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UHP troopers find Idaho man’s body in Logan River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58429126-78/amp-singleton-body-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58429126-78/amp-singleton-body-idaho.html.csp">UHP troopers find Idaho man’s body in Logan River</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T20:46:50.255-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers on Thursday located a missing Idaho man’s car, and then found his body in the nearby Logan River. The Oneida County, Idaho, Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the body had been identified as Bert Singleton, a 62-year-old Malad man reported missing late Wednesday after failing to return from a photography outing in the mountains around Bear Lake. The sheriff’s office said initial evidence indicated that Singleton “died from falling in a mountainous area.” While an inves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429126@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:46:50 MDT $50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp">$50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 07:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa • A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass to get additional information on the attack. The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131202014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413120@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:20:13 MDT Ogden woman dies in Box Elder County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412640-78/lanes-according-clow-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412640-78/lanes-according-clow-crash.html.csp">Ogden woman dies in Box Elder County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T08:44:06.735-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Ogden woman died Saturday night after her pickup truck veered off Interstate 15 several miles south of Willard and rolled into the opposite lanes. About 11:30 p.m., Sara Clow, 29, was driving a red Chevrolet Silverado north on I-15 when witnesses say she swerved to the left, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. The pickup truck slid into the dirt median between mile posts 354 and 355, then rolled over the top of the cable barrier, landed on its roof and slid across both southboun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58412640@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:44:06 MDT Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp">Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T21:17:55.488-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people died on Utah’s roads during Labor Day weekend, with thousands of others stopped by state troopers. Utah Highway Patrol made 4,937 traffic stops over the three-day weekend, netting 52 drunken driving arrests and 219 seatbelt violations. Speeding was the reason for 2,839 stops, troopers reported. Three people died in two separate crashes. On Saturday, a head-on crash killed two people on U.S. Highway 89 near the Arizona border. Jay Russell, 53, was driving north about 12:55 p.m. when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364767@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:55 MDT Salt Lake City man dies in Texas crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339293-78/bradley-longview-pickup-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339293-78/bradley-longview-pickup-texas.html.csp">Salt Lake City man dies in Texas crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:32:48.236-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 71-year-old Salt Lake City man died after an oncoming pickup truck swerved into his path near the east Texas town of Longview. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Edward Bradley was eastbound on Interstate 20 just before 5 a.m. Sunday when the pickup, driven by a 19-year-old man, crossed the median and hit Bradley’s vehicle head-on, about 6 miles southwest of Longview. Bradley was pronounced dead about three hours later at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. The pickup’s driver w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339293@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:32:48 MDT Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp">Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:12:01.94-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was traveling on Interstate 15 Tuesday at 4:45 a.m. when I suddenly realized I had a flat tire. I immediately pulled over on the freeway shoulder, preparing to call the auto club. While I was dialing my phone, I noticed a Utah Highway Patrol trooper pulling up behind my parked car. I explained my problem to him, when I noticed another UHP trooper in another car pulled up. They asked me if I was a member of an auto club, I told them I was and I was going to call for assistance. The trooper then...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292837@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:12:01 MDT I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp">I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:27:16.232-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol continued Monday trying to determine the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said identification of the victim was proving difficult because troopers had learned the Nissan car he was driving had been reported stolen. However, troopers did suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the Sunday crash. The westbound vehicle ran off the highway to the right, striking a parked and unoccu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:27:16 MDT Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp">Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T21:36:29.395-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A California motorcyclist was fortunate to be wearing his helmet when he crashed in Summit County, troopers say. Darrell Kuntz, 27, was riding with three other motorcyclists when they approached a turn in Interstate 80, near mile marker 179, and Kuntz failed to make the turn, said Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Hopper. Troopers believe Kuntz was fatigued, which led to the accident, Hopper added. Kuntz slid into the median and hit the cable barrier with his head — “but he was wearing his h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256221@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:36:29 MDT UHP: Bizarre chase over 2 freeways, 2 counties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241916-78/car-troopers-chase-northbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241916-78/car-troopers-chase-northbound.html.csp">UHP: Bizarre chase over 2 freeways, 2 counties</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T15:43:28.732-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 03:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 50-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday, the day after his veering car led Utah Highway Patrol troopers on a bizarre chase stretching over two freeways and two counties. About 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, a Utah Department of Corrections officer spotted the man’s 2005 Dodge Neon driving erratically northbound on 2700 West near 4100 South in Salt Lake County. The vehicle hit a curb and blew out its right front tire, but kept going. Alerted by the officer, troopers spotted the car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241916@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:43:28 MDT