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State trooper involved in accident during police chase in Roanoke

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ROANOKE, VA - An overnight police chase in Roanoke ended with a state trooper and another person being taken to the hospital.

Police tell WSLS the state trooper was pursuing a vehicle, when the trooper crashed into another car that was not involved in the accident.

That happened near the intersection of 10th Street and Madison Avenue in Roanoke.

The accident happened just after 2:00 a.m.

Both the state trooper and the woman injured in the accident, whose names have not been released at this time, were taken to the hospital. 

The state trooper had minor injuries.  No word yet on the woman's condition.

The person who was being chased was able to get away.

People in the area reported losing power for a brief period of time, but it has since been restored.

Police are still investigating at this time.
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