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Trooper in stable condition after being struck by vehicle in Lorain County

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Posted at 8:58 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 21:11:01-04

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper is in stable condition after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night.

Officials said the trooper was directing traffic for a traffic light that is out of service on State Route 2 and Middle Ridge Road in Lorain County around 6:15 p.m., when they were struck by a 2020 Kia Sportage.

The officer was transported to Mercy Hospital in Lorain, then flown to Metro Health.

The driver of the vehicle did not suffer from any injuries.