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Missouri Highway Patrol car struck by distracted driver

Posted: 10:34 AM, Sep 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-14 00:05:05Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper escaped serious injury early Thursday morning after a distracted driver struck their patrol car.

The Highway Patrol said the trooper was investigating a crash on U.S. 50 Highway in Jackson County, Missouri, when a distracted driver struck the patrol car.

Late Thursday afternoon, the highway patrol released dash cam video of the crash.

Charges are pending against the driver.