November 22, 2016
Utah Highway Patrol
Trooper Eric D. Ellsworth died November 22, 2016, four days after being struck by a vehicle and critically injured while directing traffic around a low hanging powerline near Garland. A seven-year veteran of the Utah Highway Patrol, and the son of retired Trooper Ron Ellsworth, Eric is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and many family members.
The bronze memorial name plaque of Trooper Eric D. Ellsworth is sponsored by the Utah Highway Patrol Association.