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Cops: Trooper hurt in Northern crash

A State Police trooper assisting a disabled motorist was injured when his vehicle was hit by a passing car on the Northern State Parkway in Westbury late Monday, police said.

Police said the injuries to the trooper were "non-life-threatening."

Police said the investigation into the accident was ongoing.

The crash occurred at about 11 p.m. on the westbound Northern State near Exit 29A -- the exit for the Long Island Expressway. Police said the trooper, whose name was not released, was assisting a disabled motorist when his vehicle was struck.

It was unclear whether there were other injuries.

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