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ISP Trooper Injured by Drunk Driver
Updated: Tuesday, July 16 2013, 09:26 PM CDT
Photo Courtesy: Iowa State Patrol
IOWA CITY (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- An Iowa State Patrol trooper was injured Tuesday after being struck by a drunk driver, and a second trooper was involved in an accident while responding to the first trooper's accident.
The Iowa State Patrol says Trooper Cody Kammeyer was in the crossover on I-80 near Iowa City doing radar speeding enforcement when he was struck from behind by 23-year-old Johnathon Daniel McFall of West Des Moines. Witnesses say McFall veered into the median in which Kammeyer was sitting. A follow-up investigation found McFall was intoxicated when he struck the trooper's car and he has been charged with OWI, reckless driving and improper use of lanes. Kammeyer was taken to a local hospital in Iowa City where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.
Meanwhile, Trooper Paul Nowak was responding to Kammeyer's accident with lights and siren when his car was struck on West Post Road in Cedar Rapids. No one was injured and no citations were injured.
54 state patrol officers across the nation have been killed in the line of duty so far this year, 20 of them killed in traffic collisions or involved in vehicular assault.
In a written statement, Colonel David W. Garrison, chief of the Iowa State Patrol asked motorists to "Please exercise care when driving, and prepare for your interactions with police and EMS vehicles as well as towing and recovering professionals."