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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A group of young girls sing a song with the crowd at the candlelight vigil in honor of Sgt. Cory Wride and injured Deputy Greg Sherwood, in Spanish Fork, Sunday, February 2, 2014. Johnny Revill , family spokesman is on the right.
Vigil held for slain sergeant, injured deputy
First Published Feb 02 2014 09:28 pm • Last Updated Feb 03 2014 12:35 pm

Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride, 44, was shot to death Thursday when he stopped his patrol car to check on a pulled-over pickup truck with flashers blinking on State Road 73 between Eagle Mountain and Cedar Fort. Investigators say the driver was believed to have been Jose Garcia-Jauregui, 27, who was later caught and died Friday from wounds he suffered in a confrontation with law enforcement.

Deputy Greg Sherwood encountered Garcia-Jauregui in Santaquin. Someone fired a handgun out the rear window, striking Sherwood in the head, Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy has said. Sherwood was hospitalized in critical condition, but was upgraded to serious condition Sunday and is expected to recover.

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