NHP trooper treated for minor injuries after car strikes cruiser

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Damage to the back of a Nevada Highway Patrol cruiser after a car struck the parked vehicle on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Nevada Highway Patrol)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was treated for minor injuries Wednesday after a car struck his parked cruiser along northbound U.S. 95 near Horizon Ridge in Henderson.

The trooper was working at the scene of a crash at the time, an NHP spokesman said. As rain fell in the area, a car went through traffic cones that had been set up for the first crash.

The car struck the back of the cruiser.

The trooper was taken to St. Rose Sienna hospital.

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