Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by tourist » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:25 pm

MAJOR health issues just two years ago. 32 years old, has a stroke and heart attack, diagnosed with CHF!!! Couldn't get insurance due to this. Phock! He was a success on and off the field. The world is poorer for his passing. To you, Trevyn! :thumb:

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by SWeberCat02 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:46 am

Looks like there is more to the story

https://www.standard.net/police-fire/fo ... e5e35.html

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by kemajic » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:31 am

CFB stories don't get much sadder than this.
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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by PlayerRep » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:21 pm

"Trevyn Smith, Weber State’s career football rushing leader who died on Independence Day, spent his last three days alive in the Salt Lake County Jail.

Police arrested Smith July 1 in downtown Salt Lake City on warrants and he was taken to the jail, where he “suffered a medical incident” July 4 and was transported to a hospital, according to a Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

“It is under investigation at this time and we can’t comment on an active investigation,” Sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin Hunter said Wednesday."

"Smith’s wife Erica told the Standard-Examiner in other reports that Smith suffered a stroke and heart attack in June 2017, and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure."

"The former football star was booked into the jail on warrants to appear in court on charges of use of possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to stay on one lane and driving on a denied license, Hunter said.

A UHP report of the July 1 arrest said two troopers saw Smith “standing in the roadway zoning out.”

UHP Sgt. Nick Street said Wednesday the troopers approached Smith and checked his identity, finding a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear in court.

Street said Smith had been staying at the Road Home shelter at the time of his arrest.

Since 2017, UHP troopers have been assigned to patrol the area of the shelter, where drug use and other crime had escalated as downtown homelessness grew."

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by tourist » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:30 pm

He died a week ago. By now, he's had an autopsy, and is set to be 'laid to rest' Saturday. What is the problem with Salt Lake County and their Jail system? His fate was in their hands, and THEY are responsible for this well being. There may be a time factor in toxicology tests, but this continued silence is damning. I had to surf methamphetamine withdrawal, and found the worst time is day three. He was arrested on the first and died on the fourth. With his recent medical history as a complicating factor, it seems somebody dropped the ball. Jailers aren't hired because they are the best and the brightest. Apparently, Salt Lake County is in full CYA mode.

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by SaskGriz » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:18 pm

tourist wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:30 pm
He died a week ago. By now, he's had an autopsy, and is set to be 'laid to rest' Saturday. What is the problem with Salt Lake County and their Jail system? His fate was in their hands, and THEY are responsible for this well being. There may be a time factor in toxicology tests, but this continued silence is damning. I had to surf methamphetamine withdrawal, and found the worst time is day three. He was arrested on the first and died on the fourth. With his recent medical history as a complicating factor, it seems somebody dropped the ball. Jailers aren't hired because they are the best and the brightest. Apparently, Salt Lake County is in full CYA mode.
If a war on drugs is declared and you triple your law enforcement force as the US as done, it stands to reason that about 65% of your employees are not as qualified as the people you used to hire.

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Re: Trevyn Smith, former Weber State RB passes away

Post by BWahlberg » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:52 pm

SWeberCat02 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:46 am
Looks like there is more to the story

https://www.standard.net/police-fire/fo ... e5e35.html
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