MN State Patrol Trooper Injured In Forest Lake Crash

FOREST LAKE (WCCO) — A Minnesota State Patrol trooper and another driver were injured in a snowy accident near Forest Lake Friday afternoon, according to the Patrol.

Patrol spokesman Lt. Eric Roeske says the trooper, who was in his squad car, was on the left shoulder of the Interstate 35W responding to a call when his squad car was hit at around 5:26 p.m. The trooper had his emergency lights on

Both suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital.

It’s not known if snow was a factor in the crash.


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