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SC Highway Patrol trooper struck by car fleeing checkpoint has 'great bodily injuries'

This car, a 2016 Honda Accord, struck a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper on Monday night. (Source: WRDW)
This car, a 2016 Honda Accord, struck a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper on Monday night. (Source: WRDW)(WRDW)
Published: Jun. 13, 2019 at 10:33 AM EDT
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Thursday, June 13, 2019

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was struck by car in a hit-and-run on Monday.

The Highway Patrol says the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on Till Road near Langley Road.

Officials say the trooper was struck by a four-door 2016 Honda Accord that was fleeing a driver's license checkpoint.

"The trooper received great bodily injuries as a result of the crash," a statement from the Highway Patrol said.

If you have any information about this case, you're asked to contact the Highway Patrol at 1-800-768-1506 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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