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Pickup hits parked State Patrol car on SR 512

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on June 26, 2012 at 8:51 am |
June 26, 2012 9:52 am

A pickup hit a State Patrol car that was parked on the shoulder of eastbound SR 512 by 94th Street at about 5:45 a.m. this morning.

The trooper had just finished a traffic stop and was doing paperwork, when the Chevy S-10 pickup left the roadway onto the shoulder, striking the patrol car – Washington State Patrol trooper Guy Gill said.

The trooper and driver were not hurt.

The driver is being evaluated to see if he was impaired, Gill said.

Trooper Guy Gill’s photo of the State Patrol car hit on eastbound SR 512 this morning

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