NYSP Trooper Involved In Crash

Image by New York State Police.

ELLICOTT – An unmarked New York State Trooper vehicle was struck by a car while attempting to pull over a speeding vehicle Tuesday.

Police say the trooper, assigned to a distracted driver detail, clocked a speeding driver traveling 71 in a 55 mph zone.

The trooper activated his emergency lighting and started to perform a u-turn when he was struck in the driver’s side rear door and quarter panel.

Police said no one was injured in the crash.

Fluvanna and Gerry Fire Departments have responded.

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