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Police: State Trooper Hit, Injured by Drunken Driver

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A West Virginia State Trooper has been injured after a man who police say was driving under the influence hit his car.

West Virginia State Police tell media outlets that the wreck occurred Saturday evening in Logan County. The trooper was not seriously hurt, but both cars had to be towed from the scene.

Police say 54-year-old Paul Aleshire was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to maintain control and possession of a controlled substance. He’s being housed in the Southwestern Regional Jail.