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State Trooper OK Despite Cruiser Crash

Posted November 22, 2007

— A state Highway Patrol trooper escaped unhurt early Thursday when his cruiser flipped over while he was on his way to a call in Wake Forest.

Officials said the trooper, whose name they did not disclose, was driving with his lights and sirens on U.S. Highway 401 near Ten-Ten Road when the accident happened about 1 a.m.

The cruiser crossed the median on 401 and flipped over, officials said.

The trooper was heading to Wake Forest because a chase was in progress there.