State Trooper Hits Pedestrian In Highland

(Highland, NY)  --  A State Trooper on patrol in Ulster County accidentally struck a pedestrian. 

 It happened at about 6 yesterday morning on North Road near Route 9-W in Highland.  The pedestrian suffered several injuries and was transported by ambulance to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie.  An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident.

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