Utah Police Officer Dies After Being Struck by Suspected Stolen Vehicle

 Officer Cody Brotherson;  Photo: West Valley City PD

Officer Cody Brotherson; Photo: West Valley City PD

A Utah police officer has died after being struck by a suspected stolen vehicle early Sunday morning. 

West Valley City Police Officer Cody Brotherson, 25, was attempting to lay a spike strip along a roadway when the passing vehicle struck him. He died as a result of his injuries.

The vehicle eventually stopped and three occupants in the vehicle were being questioned by police.

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