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News: Man fleeing from police hit, injured MHP trooper with vehicle near Eureka

EUREKA, MT – According to KPAX, a driver who was leading police on a chase struck and injured a trooper near MT 37 and Camp 32 Rd on Feb. 16

The incident began when Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies tried to arrest Jason Allen Miller, 41, for drug possession and theft.

Miller fled the area in a pickup truck on MT 37. Deputies and an MHP Trooper gave chase to Miller.

Miller lost control of his pickup truck while trying to turn onto Camp 32 Rd. Miller regained control of the pickup truck as authorities closed in and hit an MHP trooper with the truck.

Miller was eventually stopped by a Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks game warden and was arrested.

Rescue crews airlifted the injured trooper to an area hospital in serious but stable condition.

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