Update: Boy Scout leader killed in I-15 rollover crash identifiedBy Gephardt Daily Staff -
July 2, 2017
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In 1971 J. Standard Baker Quoted " Drivers Towing Trailers Are Four (4) Times As Unsafe As Those In Cars Alone!
The driver of a Ford Excursion pulling a camp trailer died Saturday, July 1, 2017, when the trailer and the truck left the road and rolled. The 78-year-old male driver was a Boy Scout leader, with five Scouts and another leader in the truck. No one else was seriously injured. Photo courtesy: Utah Department of Public Safety
JUAB COUNTY, Utah, July 2, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A Utah Boy Scout leader who died in a rollover crash Saturday in Juab County has been identified.
According to Utah Highway Patrol, the Scout leader has been identified as Carl W. Clark, 78, from Salem. The Scout leader was traveling back to Lehi from the Boulders, pulling a camper-trailer, along with another Scout leader and five Boy Scouts. The trailer separated from the 2005 Ford Excursion they were in, causing it to roll.
One Scout, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected, but had only minor injuries.
Another Scout suffered significant neck injures and was evacuated by medical helicopter.
Three other Scouts, and a Scout leader, were also injured, and taken by ground ambulance to Central Valley Medical Center as a precaution.
According to a Utah Highway Patrol news release, the accident happened at about 12:27 p.m. on northbound Interstate 15 near milepost 194, a quarter-mile north of the Juab-Millard County line.
The driver of a Ford Excursion pulling this camp trailer died Saturday, July 1, 2017, when the trailer and the truck left the road and the trailer detached. The truck rolled multiple times. The 78-year-old male driver was a Boy Scout leader, with five Scouts and another leader in the truck. No one else was seriously injured. Photo courtesy: Utah Department of Public Safety
Another potentially defective towing system kills a Scout Leader In UTAH:
Questions that must be asked:
Towing capacity of vehicle?
Anti Sway Bars?
Who Maintained The Camper Trailer?
Who Inspected The Trailer?
Who Built The Trailer What Company Do We Have Others On The Road?
Why Did This Happen?
Crash Team Report Number?
Crash Team Investigation?
Why Have The Boy Scouts Of America Not Only Ignored Stolen Trailers...Google..Dangerous Trailers Stolen Boy Scout Trailer They Also Tow Poorly Maintained Trailers.
Why Did One Of The Boy Scouts Not Wearing Seat Belts?
Who Is Paying The Medical Bills?
Why Do People Have To Sue To Get Life Saving Action Done?
This Camper is a JAY FLIGHT MODEL...COMPANY PHONE NUMBER IS
WHO IS THE INSURANCE COMPANY THAT INSURED THIS? WHAT LIMITS OF LIABILITY?