Police Cruiser, ATV Collide

State police are investigating after a bizarre wreck involving a trooper and an ATV.

It all started Friday night in Letcher County when Trooper Ben Campbell tried to pull over Tommy Newman of Whitesburg. He who was riding his ATV along Highway 317.

Police say Newman suddenly braked, causing Trooper Campbell to swerve to avoid hitting him.

Then, police say Newman turned sharply and hit Campbell's cruiser.

Newman was airlifted to the hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

Charges are expected to be filed.


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