Trooper Struck While Investigating Crash

Trooper treated for minor injuries

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A Maryland State trooper was pinned between two vehicles Wednesday on Ballenger Center Drive.

Trooper First Class Sean McCarty was investigating a car crash on Ballenger Center Drive just east of Route 351 at about 4:15 p.m. when a passing vehicle struck him. McCarty was pinned between the vehicle that struck him and his own patrol car.

He was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center by a Maryland State Police helicopter. He was released later Wednesday.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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