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State Trooper Hurt In Morgan County Slide-Off

Last updated on Monday, January 19, 2009

(MORGAN COUNTY) - An Indiana State Trooper from the Putnamville District was involved in a one vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in Morgan County when his squad car slipped on the icy roadway.

State Police Putnamville say 25-year-old Trooper Shaun Rawlins of Mooresville was patrolling on eastbound I-70 when his cruiser slipped and hit a guardrail with his passenger side front.

Trooper Rawlins was taken to the Hendricks County Hospital by ambulance with a complaint of back pain and released afterwards.

Reports say freezing rain was happening at the time.

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