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Trooper Rugg Dash Cam

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Crash Information

Date: 11-26-2019

Time: 19:35

Location: 7200 South I-15 Northbound

Mile Post: 298

Travel Direction: North

 At approximately 1935 hours, Trooper Riley Rugg was investigating a non-movable crash on I-15 Northbound near 7200 South on the right.  Rugg was out of his vehicle and another vehicle lost control and struck the back of the patrol SUV pushing it across all lanes of the freeway to the left side striking the concrete barrier.   Two other vehicles lost control and spun through the crash scene causing Rugg to jump the concrete barrier and hang due to the drop off.  This was the first of three UHP vehicles struck during Monday\’s storm. 

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