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Motorist dies, state police trooper injured in three-vehicle crash north of Lansing

Trooper suffered minor injuries

The trooper was headed to a retail fraud complaint about 8 p.m. Friday when the patrol car collided with a semi-trailer in DeWitt Township.
The trooper was headed to a retail fraud complaint about 8 p.m. Friday when the patrol car collided with a semi-trailer in DeWitt Township. (freeimages.com)

DEWITT TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A motorist has died and a state police trooper was injured in a three-vehicle crash north of Lansing.

The trooper was headed to a retail fraud complaint about 8 p.m. Friday when the patrol car collided with a semi-trailer in DeWitt Township.

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One of those vehicles then struck a third vehicle, killing that driver. Police say the trooper suffered minor injuries. The truck's driver was unhurt.