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State Trooper, Driver Hurt In Inver Grove Heights Crash

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) -- The Minnesota State Patrol says a trooper and a driver were hurt in a crash Tuesday afternoon in Inver Grove Heights.

The trooper had pulled off onto the shoulder of Highway 52 just north of Interstate 494, with their emergency lights on, when a driver struck their squad car.

State Trooper Hit On Highway 52
(credit: MnDOT)

Both the trooper and the driver were taken to Regions Hospital with injuries that aren't life threatening. The state patrol is investigating.

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