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MS. Trooper involved in accident in Jasper Co.

JASPER COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper was involved in an accident late Saturday night, while responding to an accident.

The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday night, according to MHP Public Affairs Officer, Trooper Eric Henry.

The unnamed trooper was on MS. Highway 15 in Jasper County responding to an accident involving a horse when apparently a loose horse darted in front of his vehicle, according to Trooper Henry.

The trooper struck the horse and his vehicle overturned.

The trooper was transported to Rush Hospital in Meridian and released Saturday night.

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