Wisconsin State Trooper Struck By Motor Vehicle

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BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI (OnFocus) – A trooper sustained non-life-threatening injuries this morning when his cruiser was struck by a passing commercial motor vehicle along I-94 near Black River Falls in Jackson County, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Initial reports indicate that just after 12:00 a.m., the trooper was inside his cruiser conducting a traffic stop near mile marker 118 (south of WIS 54) when an approaching semi tractor-trailer lost control and struck the cruiser and rear quarter panel of the vehicle that had been stopped. The driver of the CMV and other vehicle were not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Jackson County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office. WSP conducted a post-crash inspection and reconstruction of the scene. The Eau Claire Post originally reported this story.

Wisconsin State Patrol posted: Please #moveover for stopped emergency vehicles. If you cannot move over, #slowdown.

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