- Associated Press - Sunday, May 28, 2017

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - State and county authorities are investigating a traffic stop that left a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured.

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when a trooper pulled over a vehicle on Highway 79, about 10 miles south of Rapid City.

The trooper was injured during the stop, and the driver fled. Authorities did not immediately say how the trooper was injured, but the trooper was taken to a hospital, treated and released.

The trooper’s name has not been released.

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