Trooper Joseph Samuel Brumett, III

Trooper Joseph Samuel Brumett, III

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Friday, December 11, 1992

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Joseph Samuel Brumett, III

Trooper Brumett was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while recovering a tire from the center divider of I-15. He was assisting with a multiple vehicle accident at the time. The driver of the vehicle that struck him fled the scene on foot. The suspect was later apprehended and convicted of hit-and-run and driving without a license.

Trooper Brumett had been with the agency for nine months and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Convicted

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Dang Joey, slow down. I said that in my head as he blew us away running a couple of miles every other day. Now I say, Dang Joey, its been 26 years and now I'm retired. He was my roommate at the Utah P.O.S.T. Academy in the spring of 1992. He moved out to be with his wife in a new house if I remember correctly, that left me with a room to myself. I always appreciated his kindness. He had a great smile. I had my fair share of close calls and thanked him from time to time when I would hear a voice, "don't go in there" or "don't go that way". So thanks Joey... I will see you again brother.

Aundreau J Gray, Special Agent
D.O.I. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fort Duchesne, Utah

December 22, 2018

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