Missouri Trooper Shoots, Kills Driver During Struggle

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CRAIG, Mo. — A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper shot and killed a driver Monday night during a traffic stop on I-29 near Craig, Mo.

The town of Craig is about 100 miles north of Kansas City and 30 miles from the Nebraska border.

Authorities say at about 8:15 p.m., the trooper stopped the driver and the two struggled.  Police haven’t released any details about what may have started the struggle. The trooper then shot the driver, killing the person.

The names of the driver and the trooper have not yet been released. The trooper was not injured.

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