Injured Kansas Highway Patrol trooper upgraded to fair condition
03/27/2014 7:51 AM
08/06/2014 10:36 AM
The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper who was injured Tuesday night when his parked patrol car was hit on the shoulder of the Kansas Turnpike has been upgraded to fair condition at a local hospital.
Da’Von Brame, 36, is being treated at Wesley Medical Center. He had pulled over a semi for an inspection shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on the turnpike near Kellogg exit in east Wichita when his Crown Victoria was hit from behind by a Toyota Tundra driven by a 23-year-old Haysville man.
Authorities have said it appears the patrol car was hit at highway speed. The speed limit on the turnpike is 75.
While no citations have been issued, the incident remains under investigation.
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