Trooper Hit by Side Mirror After Making Traffic Stop

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A Washington State Patrol trooper was hit by a vehicle’s side mirror while he was making a traffic stop.

The trooper stopped a vehicle in Olympia at about 2 a.m. when he exited his vehicle to talk to the driver. The mirror of the vehicle broke, and the officer was knocked to the ground. However, he got up and was able to stop the offending vehicle a short distance down the road.

The 28-year-old woman driving the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

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