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Wyoming Trooper Injured in Wreck on Way to "Shots Fired" Call

July 01, 2016  | 

A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was injured in a crash on the way to a "shots fired" call Thursday. (Photo: Wyoming Highway Patrol)
A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was injured in a crash on the way to a "shots fired" call Thursday. (Photo: Wyoming Highway Patrol)

A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was injured Thursday afternoon in a crash near the eastern city limits of Glenrock while responding to a shots fired call.

The trooper was responding to a shooting in Douglas, when the crash, involving the patrol vehicle and an SUV occurred. A Highway Patrol news release said the trooper's patrol car rolled multiple times during the crash. The trooper was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The trooper was taken by helicopter ambulance to Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. The driver of the SUV was transported by ground ambulance to Wyoming Medical Center.

Injuries suffered by the trooper are not believed to be life threatening. The driver of the SUV who was the sole occupant is also expected to recover.


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John retired IA PD @ 7/3/2016 2:45 PM

Get well soon.

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