TROOPERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TROOPERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp">Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T21:44:48.126-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers have identified the man who died early Thursday morning when the car he was in crashed into a semi-trailer rig parked on Interstate 15 near Lehi. Chancey Merrick, 21, of Orem, was dead at the scene of the 1:18 a.m. crash, which occurred on southbound I-15 about five miles north of Lehi. Another man in the car was treated at a hospital and released about four hours later. On Friday, troopers continued to investigate the surviving man’s story that a third man — who wa...</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> 58173637@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:44:48 MDT Manhunt on for driver who allegedly fled fatal I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169014-78/crash-driver-troopers-royce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169014-78/crash-driver-troopers-royce.html.csp">Manhunt on for driver who allegedly fled fatal I-15 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="2014-07-10T21:32:15.613-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Multiple law enforcement agencies were on the lookout Thursday for the purported fugitive driver of a car involved in a fatal crash with a semi-trailer rig parked in a freeway emergency lane near Lehi. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said a man may have been the driver of a Nissan Altima that was reported traveling erratically on southbound Interstate 15 just prior to the 1:18 a.m. collision. However, as troopers continued to investigate the crash Thursday, questions were arising over wheth...</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> 58169014@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:32:15 MDT Deadly holiday weekend stuns UHP as 9 perish on Utah roads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58152044-78/van-troopers-uhp-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58152044-78/van-troopers-uhp-utah.html.csp">Deadly holiday weekend stuns UHP as 9 perish on Utah roads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty, Michael McFall and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:05:39.199-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan driver faces homicide charges in a Tooele crash that killed a Farmington woman and her two young daughters. The three victims were among nine who died in what was the deadliest holiday weekend this year on Utah’s roadways. In court documents filed Monday, troopers wrote that Paul Mumford, 36, was driving a pickup east on Saturday after a trip to Wendover, when witnesses saw him make a U-turn in an emergency turn-around on Interstate 80. Mumford was veering in and out of lanes and ...</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> 58152044@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:05:39 MDT