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Faribault, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was hurt Wednesday after his vehicle was hit by a car in Faribault.

The accident happened around 8:30 pm along I-35, near the Highway 60 exit ramp.

 

 

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The State Patrol report says a car driven by 18-year-old Kasey Kropp of Inver Grove Heights was headed north on the interstate when it collided with the trooper's vehicle. 

The accident report identified the trooper as 51-year-old Travis Boetel of Rochester. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Kropp was not injured.

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State Patrol Sgt. Troy Christianson says the accident report was modified to say:

Trooper Boetel was on the right shoulder with his emergency lights activated assisting with a vehicle in the ditch. The Acura lost control and struck the left side of the squad car.

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