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Troopers Assaulted on I-80


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NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEBRASKA STATE PATROL
www.statepatrol.nebraska.gov
Contact: Captain Lynn Williams 308-535-8047
July 28, 2016

 

                         Troopers Assaulted on I-80

(Lexington, Neb.)- Two Nebraska State Patrol Troopers received minor injuries when they were assaulted by a pedestrian around 10:50 Thursday morning, July 28, on Interstate 80 near Lexington.

When the Troopers contacted the 45-year old male, who was walking eastbound on the interstate, an altercation ensued, and both officers were struck by the subject.

The Troopers were able to restrain the man, whose name has not been released, and transported him to Lexington Regional Health Center for observation.

The incident remains under investigation.  ###

 

 

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