WSP trooper hurt in crash on I-5 near Fife

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FIFE, Wash. — A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured when his patrol vehicle was struck Friday morning on Interstate 5.

WSP says the trooper was conducting a traffic stop around 6:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes near Fife when the crash happened.

Firefighters say two people were taken to the hospital, including the trooper.

Trooper Brooke Boca later said the trooper was in good spirits. He suffered cuts to the face and neck and back pain.

Drivers are warned to expect delays while heading south on I-5 into Pierce County.

No further details have been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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