Highway Patrol Trooper Released From Hospital
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman says a trooper injured when he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle early Thursday morning in metro Las Vegas has been released from a hospital.
Trooper Travis Smaka says the injured trooper was outside his vehicle and conducting a traffic stop on Boulder Highway when he was clipped by a black pickup while trying to dive out of the way.
Smaka says the trooper was released from a hospital after being treated for unspecified injuries.
The pickup left the scene and no description is available for the driver.