Mass. State Trooper Hurt in Cruiser Crash


WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — A state police sergeant has been taken to the hospital after his cruiser struck a utility pole in West Bridgewater.

A department spokesman says the trooper was on Route 28 when he struck the pole at about 6:50 a.m. Monday.

He was taken by ambulance to Brockton Hospital for evaluation for what have been described as minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation and no additional information was released.

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