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Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper injured when rear-ended during traffic stop on I-39

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Posted at 8:12 AM, Jan 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-24 09:12:15-05

POYNETTE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was injured after his vehicle was rear-ended by motorist in an SUV on Interstate 39 near Poynette.

Authorities say the trooper’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The crash occurred around 11 a.m. Sunday while the officer was inside his cruiser during a traffic stop. Investigators say the driver of a Honda Pilot lost control of the car and hit the cruiser. The driver of the SUV was not injured. The accident caused significant delays on I-39-90 southbound.

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