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Trooper's Cruiser Struck While on a Traffic Stop

Date of News Release: 03/23/2012

(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Friday, March 23, 2012 at 6:00 am, Trooper Todd Wheeler was on a traffic stop at the 48 mile marker on westbound I-64. While standing at the door of the violator a 2007 Freightliner tractor pulling a 53 foot trailer struck the rear driver side of his Trooper Wheeler's cruiser. The driver Leo A. Comer, age 53 of Antioch, TN was traveling westbound in the right lane when the trailer struck the cruisers left rear corner.

Trooper Wheeler received some minor injuries from flying debris. He was treated at the scene by the Franklin County EMS. No one else was injured. The collision is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post.

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