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Driver Slams Into State Trooper’s Squad, No One Hurt

Authorities say an inattentive driver slammed into a trooper’s squad Tuesday morning. No one was injured in the crash but officers say it’s a good reminder for all drivers to slow down and pay attention.

12/17/2013

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State Trooper Gives Pass To Iowa Governor’s Driver

Audio recordings indicate a state trooper pursued a speeding SUV carrying Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside the vehicle.

07/02/2013

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Guilty Plea In Crash That Injured 2, Including State Trooper

A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a Richfield crash that sent two people, including a state trooper, to the hospital.

03/11/2013

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2 Killed In Barnesville Crash Were En Route To Funeral

Sean Ray, 49, and his girlfriend Judy Reid, 49 — both of Minnetonka — were heading to the funeral of Ray’s father on Monday when their car struck a semi and a plow truck.

02/19/2013

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State Trooper Hit By Suspected Drunken Driver Speaks Out

The accident happened Saturday night on the I-494 on-ramp at Interstate 35W in Richfield.

01/28/2013

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2, Including State Trooper, Sent To Hospital After Crash

A late Saturday night crash sent two people, including a state trooper, to the hospital.

01/27/2013

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MN State Trooper Talks Dangers Of Distracted Driving

Part of a statewide campaign involving nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement officers, law enforcement are making an extra effort to find distracted drivers Thursday.

04/19/2012

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Trooper Injured In Crash On I-94

A Minnesota State Trooper sustained minor injuries in a crash along Interstate 94 on Wednesday.

03/15/2012

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Distracted State Trooper Crashes Into Elrosa Couple

A Minnesota woman is recovering after a distracted Minnesota State Trooper crashed into her car last Friday.

11/21/2011

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Former Wis. Trooper Convicted Of Sexual Assault

A jury has convicted a former state trooper of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter.

11/21/2011

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Minn. State Patrol Releases Deer Crash Video

The Minnesota State Patrol released new video of a state trooper who ran into a deer as a reminder to be on the lookout for them while driving.

10/19/2011

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State Trooper Has Close Call With Deer

On Sunday night, a state trooper was traveling south on Highway 15 just south of Hutchinson when a deer ran onto the highway, jumped out and slammed into his squad car.

10/18/2011

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Motorcyclist Dies After Police Chase, Crash

A motorcyclist who was fleeing a State Trooper died after going off the road and crashing in Woodbury Friday morning.

07/08/2011

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Trooper Squad Car Hit From Behind During Traffic Stop

A state trooper received minor injuries when his squad car was struck by a van. It happened around 8 p.m. Saturday evening on Interstate 94 near 42nd Avenue in north Minneapolis.

04/03/2011

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A Closer Look At The Dangers State Troopers Face

As tough as this winter’s been on Minnesota citizens, it’s been especially rough on the Minnesota State Patrol. So far this winter, more than 30 troopers have been hurt responding to calls.

03/23/2011

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