On Friday, around 8:38 p.m., a Mississippi Highway Patrol State Trooper was involved in a single-vehicle crash on US-61 in Wilkinson County near the Louisiana state line while responding to a call for service.
The 2018 Dodge Charger patrol vehicle left the roadway and collided with a culvert before catching fire.
After the crash, a witness busted the side window and helped the Trooper out of the vehicle that was upside down. The State Trooper received minor injuries from the crash and was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge for medical treatment.
This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.