GARY R. WAGERS
California Highway Patrol
End of Watch: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Sergeant Wagers was northbound 113 approaching I-5. It is believed he observed a vehicle traveling north on I-5 at a high rate of speed. He initiated a pursuit by actuating the emergency lights. As he approached on the ramp he lost control of his vehicle crossing over the roadway, traveling down the embankment and was killed. He was found by a motorist at approximately 6:00 a.m.
Sergeant Wagers was a 22 year veteran of the CHP. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter and step daughter.