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PD: Truck Hits State Police Cruiser, Keeps Going

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    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016)

    A tractor-trailer kept going after hitting a state police cruiser on Interstate 95 on Tuesday morning, injuring the state trooper, and state police are trying to find the driver.

    Trooper Charles Workman was stopped in the right shoulder on I-95 South, near exit 82 in Waterford, when the tractor-trailer drifted into the right lane and sideswiped his cruiser at 4:13 a.m., state police said.

    "Could have been a tired driver, could've been a distracted driver," Trooper Kelly Grant said of the truck driver. "Those are the things that we don't know." 

    Photos state police posted on Facebook show damage to the driver's side of the cruiser, including to the side mirror, which was destroyed.

    Workman, 33, was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

    "It's a shock too. You, as you're sitting in your vehicle and you get hit, your first concern is, am I OK?" Kelly said. 

    After hitting Workman's car, the truck driver kept going on I-95 South and police said the tractor-trailer had no distinguishing features. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call 860-848-6500.