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THP Trooper Dragged by Car in Traffic Stop

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A manhunt is over this morning in the Knoxville area after a trooper is dragged by a car.

The trooper, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, made a traffic stop just before 7 a.m. CT of three individuals in a car on I-75 in Loudon County at mile marker 68. While getting their information, the subjects took off, dragging the trooper.

The trooper drew his gun and fired shots. He became free and is uninjured.

One suspect bailed out of the car and called 911 to turn himself in, according to the THP. The car was found down the road with the remaining two suspects gone.

The last two suspects were caught shortly thereafter.


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