State trooper injured when patrol car hits deer

By  | 

DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado State Patrol trooper is recovering from his injuries after he struck a deer with his patrol car in Parker.

Patrol spokesman Nate Reid tells us the trooper, whose name has not been released, was responding to a call when his vehicle hit the animal near an intersection. The patrol car went off the side of the road and onto a sidewalk before hitting a tree.

Reid says the trooper was hospitalized with minor to moderate injuries and "is doing all right."

The deer was killed in the crash.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus