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Route 72 reopened after crash involving State Police cruiser

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NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

Route 72 eastbound has reopened in New Britain after a multi-vehicle crash involving a State Police cruiser.

The highway is closed between exits 4 and 7.

State police said an unoccupied cruiser was parked in the right lane of the highway as the Trooper investigated another crash in the area when it was rear ended from behind.

The driver of the car that struck the cruiser was taken to St. Francis Hospital with minor injuries.  The Trooper was not injured.

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