Trooper John R. Winn

Trooper John R. Winn

Died on:  

September 22, 1971

Age 36
Utah Highway Patrol
Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident

Trooper Winn was killed while constructing a radio tower on Lake Mountain, west of Utah Lake. The 36-year-old victim was operating a payloader in a steep switchback area about a mile from the summit when the vehicle slipped out of control, went over an embankment and overturned. Crushed by the vehicle, Trooper Winn died instantly. Trooper Winn was married and the father of six children. He is buried in Price City Cemetery. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by the Utah Highway Patrol Association.

Fallen Officers