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Trooper Struck While Investigating Roll Over In Provo Canyon

Wednesday January 1, 2020

While Troopers were investigating a roll over crash on SR-92 near mile marker 26, a Trooper was hit by another vehicle. the original call was for a white SUV who was travel westbound in the area. The white SUV slid off the road to the right and turned upside down in the North Fork of Provo River. The driver of the white SUV had minor injuries and was checked out by medical. Trooper was inside his vehicle, sitting stationary with emergency lights on in the right shoulder investigating the crash. The Trooper was struck from behind by a passing motorist who was found to be traveling too fast for conditions. The Trooper was transported and checked out for his minor injuries. Roads were closed but are now open. We wish the Trooper a quick and healthy recovery. The Utah Highway Patrol would like to ask drivers to slow down while traveling in the snow storms and to put away all distractions.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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