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Nebraska state trooper injured in crash in Lincoln

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 12:02:42-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A Nebraska State Patrol trooper was injured in a two vehicle crash on a snowy Friday night in Lincoln.

After responding to a crash westbound on Interstate 80, a vehicle behind him lost control, spun out and collided with the rear of the trooper’s cruiser. The crash sent the trooper's cruiser into a concrete barrier.

The trooper was transported by another trooper to the Bryan Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. He has since been treated and released. The other driver was not seriously injured and was given a citation.

The trooper's car was totalled.