Vehicle Collides with Patrol Car During Crash Investigation

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Only minor injuries were sustained yesterday when a vehicle collided with a Wyoming Highway Patrol car near Douglas.

DOUGLAS — A Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle was involved in a collision around milepost 129 on Interstate 25 near Douglas, Wyoming yesterday afternoon shortly after 1 p.m.

The troopers were stopped on the shoulder investigating a prior crash when a southbound 2013 Dodge Challenger collided with the patrol car.

The driver of the Dodge lost control of his vehicle on a slush-covered covered roadway. The troopers were inside their vehicle and sustained minor injuries in the collision.

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to slow down during inclement road conditions and remember to move over for all emergency vehicles.

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