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WSP trooper injured when vehicle crashes into patrol car on I-90

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — A Washington State Patrol trooper investigating a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured when his car was struck by a passing vehicle.

The State Patrol said the trooper was transported to a hospital Sunday evening with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Troopers were responding to a crash about 6:15 p.m. on eastbound I-90 when a car struck the patrol car.

The State Patrol says the driver was detained and is expected to be charged with vehicular assault.

No further details have been released.

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