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Trooper Chase / Arrest on Tape (04/23/1996)
Columbia, SC
VO NATS
4/23/1996
47:50
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Columbia, SC SEE CLIP #325737 FOR FULL LENGTH VERSION.
yesterday we had: trooper writing a ticket, truck hits him from behind and trooper walks away in pain.. now we're getting the rest... trooper chasing & apprehending suspect who ran him over, DASHCAM
This is Part II of yesterday's story about a state trooper who was hit by a truck while on a routine stop of another vehicle. The trooper managed to get back in his car and pursue the truck and eventually make an arrest. Yesterday we showed the police car video of the officer being hit... today we have the rest of that video which includes the arrest. A state trooper from South Carolina was hospitalized after being hit by a pickup truck Sunday night. Trooper Shawn Stankus was in good condition at Richland Memorial hospital. He was hit by a truck while standing beside interstate 20, talking to a motorist he had stopped. His police car's video camera captured the whole incident. Stankus managed to get back in his car and chase the truck driver. The man was eventually caught and charged with drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident.
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