Ogden, UT- Officer Injured, Driver Killed In Police Chase Near 23rd Street And Wall AveUtah Legal News
Ogden, UT (March 29, 2019)- On Friday, March 29, Ogden Police pulled over a vehicle for unknown reasons. When the officer stopped the vehicle in the area of 23rd Street and Wall Ave, he approached the vehicle to speak with the driver.
The driver of the vehicle took off, dragging the officer along the roadway. The vehicle pursued a short distance before crashing into a building near 23rd Street. The driver of the vehicle, whose identity has not yet been released, died at the scene of the incident.
The officer sustained injuries in the incident and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim injured in this incident. We hope the officer injured is able to make a fast and full recovery.
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