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Alleged OUI Driver Arrested After Crash Involving Mass. State Trooper in Newton

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Dan Smith

Massachusetts State Police said a person was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly striking a state trooper’s cruiser while driving under the influence. 

Authorities said the crash happened at about 11:30 p.m. on the Massachusetts Turnpike westbound in Newton. The alleged OUI driver struck the trooper’s cruiser from behind, Massachusetts State Police said.  

The trooper was evaluated but not hospitalized. Injuries were not immediately reported.

The driver was determined to be operating their vehicle under the influence and arrested. State police did not release the name of the driver.

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