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WSP Trooper Hit On Highway; Knocked Down By Pickup Truck

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol trooper suffered scrapes and a sore shoulder when she was knocked down by a pickup truck that grazed her Tuesday morning on Highway 101 at Olympia.
    
Trooper Guy Gill told The Olympian (http://bit.ly/13cdA7x) Trooper Tricia Krantz will recover at home.
    
Gill says the 12-year veteran was walking back to her patrol car after a traffic stop when she saw a pickup truck drifting over the fog line. She leaned against her car door, but the truck snagged a Taser on her tool belt and knocked her down.
    
The driver who had been stopped by the trooper ran to help her. Another driver followed the pickup and took down a partial license number. That led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Olympia man at his home.
    

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