(MARTINSVILLE)- A K-9 state trooper is recovering after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in Morgan County.
Master Trooper Dan Hearon was on patrol with his K-9 partner, Samson, early Saturday when he was hit by an SUV, driven by Billy Patterson.
Trooper Hearon was air-lifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The K-9 was taken to a local veterinarian clinic and later released.
Patterson was arrested following the incident.
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