Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper injured in accident

By: Chris Turner
By: Chris Turner

Cheyenne, WY (KGWN) - A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper has been injured in an accident in Carbon County.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Spokesman Stephen Townsend told NewsChannel 5 the trooper was parked on the side of the road along I-80 near Arlington. He was writing a citation when a pickup truck hauling a trailer lost control and slammed into his patrol car.

The trooper was transported to Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie. His injuries are described as non-life threatening.
His name has not been released pending notification of his family.

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