Highway Patrol trooper struck by vehicle on Hwy. 17 near Brookgreen Gardens, suspect in custody


GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was struck by a vehicle and injured on Highway 17 near Brookgreen Gardens Saturday morning, confirmed an official with SCHP.

Cpl. Sonny Collins said the trooper was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Jason Lesley with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a suspect is in custody. He also said the trooper is expected to make a full recovery.

Stay tuned for more details as we get them.

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