Utah investigators searching for suspect in trucker stabbing

By Clarissa Kell-Holland, Land Line staff writer | Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Investigators are still looking for a truck driver who allegedly stabbed another trucker with a screwdriver in an apparent road-rage incident in Ogden, UT, on Dec. 16.

The Weber County, UT, Sheriff’s office has released the name of the victim. Clinton Davis underwent surgery at an area hospital on Dec. 16 for a punctured abdomen and internal bleeding after being stabbed in the chest.

The victim told the police the suspect was driving a black tractor and pulling a white trailer with “Eagle Eye Produce” on the side. The suspect has not been identified or located as of Wednesday afternoon.

The report states that the victim first encountered the driver of the other rig at the Flying J Truck Stop on 21st Street in Ogden as Davis was driving slowly in the parking lot. He stated in the report that the driver of the other rig “sped past” him and was “probably upset that he was driving so slowly.”

After pulling into the parking lot at the Motel 6 next door, he noticed that the driver of the tractor-trailer who passed him was also there.

Davis “got out of his semi to see if he could back into a particular parking stall” when he was approached by the other driver who was “yelling at him and had his fists up,” according to the report. The other driver swung and hit him in the chest. The report states that when Davis got back to his truck he “realized that he had been stabbed.”

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic or Spanish male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing approximately 250 pounds, according to the report.

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