Md. trooper recovering after hit by truck on dash cam

Md. State Police trooper was hit by a tractor-trailer while writing ticket


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HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Maryland State Police say a trooper is recovering from being hit by a tractor-trailer as he stood along Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.

A spokesman said Friday that Trooper David Avila (ah-VEE'-lah) suffered shoulder, back and leg injuries. The agency posted a dashboard video clip of the June 14 incident on YouTube Friday to publicize a state law requiring drivers to give stopped emergency vehicles an extra lane of space.

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