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Man Accused of Hitting Trooper With Motorcycle Due in Court

State police said the trooper was on post-game traffic detail at a parking lot on Route 1 when he was struck around 4:30 p.m.

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    A motorcyclist will be arraigned in court Monday after Massachusetts State Police say he struck a trooper near Gillette Stadium. (Published Monday, Oct. 3, 2016)

    A motorcyclist will be arraigned in court Monday after Massachusetts State Police say he struck a trooper near Gillette Stadium in Foxboro while fleeing from police. 

    State police said the trooper was on post-game traffic detail at a parking lot on Route 1 when he was struck around 4:30 p.m. 

    The trooper was transported to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries to his head. Authorities said his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 

    The motorcyclist, identified as Jose Perez-Rodriguez, 25, of Everett, was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston with unknown injuries. 

    Police said troopers had been trying to stop Perez-Rodriguez near the main entrance of another parking lot when he allegedly tried to flee. In doing so, police said he drove against traffic and struck the trooper. 

    Perez-Rodriguez was released from the hospital into police custody and was booked on charges related to reckless operation. 

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