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State trooper goes to hospital after 2 cruisers are hit in south metro

  • January 27, 2013 - 12:56 AM

A vehicle struck two State Patrol squad cars at the scene of another crash Saturday night in the south metro where two interstates come together, injuring a trooper.

The trooper was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with non-life-threatening injuries, said patrol Lt. Eric Roeske.

Alcohol was believed to be a factor, and the driver of the vehicle was taken into custody, Roeske said.

The cruisers were struck on the on-ramp from I-494 to northbound I-35W.

PAMELA HUEY

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