Remembering CHP's Finest

Line of Duty

Officer Nathan Taylor, I.D. 20154

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, at approximately 1425 hours, Gold Run Area Officer Nathan Taylor, ID 20154, was providing traffic control at the scene of a collision on Interstate 80 westbound at Castle Peak Road. Officer Taylor was directing traffic from the #1 lane into the #2 lane of Interstate 80 westbound in heavy snow conditions. As he was directing traffic, a Nissan Pathfinder approached his location. The Nissan changed from the #2 lane to the #1 lane to pass the slowing traffic. The driver, for unknown reasons, lost control of the vehicle and struck Officer Taylor.