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Media Alert


Press Release

Police Incident I-15 Milepost 203

Saturday July 3, 2021

On 7/3/2021 at 7:01 AM a crash occurred on northbound I-15 at mm 194.5. The involved vehicles stopped and spoke to each other, a short time later the involved party that had been hit called dispatch and advised the other vehicle had left and they provided a vehicle description.  At 7:22 A.M. Trp. Harris located the vehicle traveling North on I-15 near mile marker 200, Trp Harris attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver fled and a pursuit was initiated. At mile marker 203 the vehicle became disabled due to the damage sustained in the crash. The vehicle traveled into the median and came to a stop. The driver exited the car and ran on foot into the foothills to the West. Area agencies responded to the area and a perimeter was established, the party was tracked with K9s and following footprints for several miles. This lead to a marshy Ranch area where the tracks were lost. Star 9 responded to the area and searched with negative results. 

We are continuing to work on identifying the individual a urge anyone traveling the area to not pick up any hitch hikers and if you see any individual to call 911. The individual is describes as a Male, with long black hair, wearing grey/black pants without a shirt.



Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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