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Investigators: Trooper crashes into guardrail while chasing suspect on I-85

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Scene of the crash on I-85 South (FOX Carolina/ March 13, 2018) Scene of the crash on I-85 South (FOX Carolina/ March 13, 2018)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities confirmed a chase was connected to a crash involving a South Carolina state trooper on Interstate 85.

The wreck was reported around 2:30 Tuesday morning at mile marker 44 after a trooper tried to stop a Pontiac Fierro with an improper tag.

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash. Deputies said while pursuing the suspect, the trooper struck a guardrail on I-85 near White Horse Road.

The trooper suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The driver continued to flee and had not been apprehended.

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