Trooper ‘lucky’ after collision
A violent crash that sent a North Carolina Highway Patrol car airborne east of Tabor City early Sunday left the Trooper with only “superficial” injuries, First Sgt. Tony Parrish said Monday.
“He’s a very lucky young man,” Parrish said of Trooper Brent Baxley, who was evaluated at Columbus Regional Healthcare after the 1 a.m. crash, and sent home.
Baxley was back on patrol Monday afternoon, Parrish said.
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