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Police Hunt For Trucker Who Stabbed Other Man Over Parking Space


A fight between two truck drivers and their two passengers over a parking spot left one of them seriously injured over the weekend.

Truck Stop Argument Ends In Stabbing

The incident happened at a Flying J truck stop on East Saddle Back Drive in Lake Point, Utah, around 11:20 p.m. on Saturday. According to police, the two truck drivers both got out of their trucks and exchanged words, then passengers from both trucks also exited the cabs and joined the argument. One of the passengers stabbed the other passenger, leaving him with a 3-inch stab wound in his abdomen.

Investigators Hunt For Two Suspects

The victim is in serious condition. He was taken to the hospital but is not cooperating with police in the investigation into the incident. He is expected to survive.

After reviewing surveillance video from the Flying J, police say that they are looking for a white flatbed truck hauling lumber. They say that both the truck driver and the passenger are considered suspects. According to investigators, the driver of the victim described the suspects as white and possibly foreign nationals from Russia.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office at 435-882-5600.

Fox 13
Deseret News


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