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Washington County crash injures state trooper

| Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, 9:36 p.m.

A state police trooper was injured Tuesday when a pickup struck her patrol car in North Strabane.

The crash happened just before 6:15 p.m. at Morganza and McClelland roads, according to a Washington County emergency dispatch supervisor.

Medics took Trooper Lauren Murphy, 26, to Canonsburg Hospital with minor injuries to her back, shoulder and knee. She was released from the hospital a short time later, state police said.

The driver of the pickup had minor bruising but refused treatment.

The investigation is ongoing.

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