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Trooper escapes major injury when tractor trailer hits patrol car in Butler Township early Wednesday

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A state trooper escaped serious injury Wednesday when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer along North Duffy Road in Butler Township.

According to state police, the trooper was headed to a vehicle crash and was crossing the intersection of New Castle Road and North Duffy Road with his emergency lights and siren activated when the truck, operated by a 40-year-old Duncan Falls, Ohio, man, struck the trooper’s Ford Taurus marked car just before 11 a.m.

The trooper was treated and released from a local hospital. The truck driver was uninjured.

Police said the crash remains under investigation. No charges had been filed Wednesday.

Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chuck at 724-226-4711, [email protected] or via Twitter @ChuckBiedka.

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