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Trooper, tow truck driver, struck and hurt on I-95

January 22, 2019

WAKEFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper and a tow truck driver have been struck and injured by a passing vehicle while assisting the driver of a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95.

A state police spokesman says the trooper and tow truck driver were both outside their vehicles when they were struck just after 6 a.m. Tuesday on I-95 north in Wakefield. The vehicle that struck them also struck the tow truck.

The trooper called in the accident and both were taken to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington with injuries not considered life threatening.

No names were released.

The crash, including whether road or weather conditions were factors, remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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