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Wreck involving state trooper reported in Rocky Mount

Posted June 30, 2011 9:08 p.m. EDT

— Four people, including a state trooper, were transported to area hospitals after a wreck in Rocky Mount on Thursday.

Trooper Kearstin Howell was en route to help a colleague when she came up on slower traffic on North Carolina Highway 97, the Highway Patrol said. When she tried to pass a car that vehicle turned into her path. 

No one was seriously hurt in the wreck.

The wreck is under investigation.