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Update: Highway Patrol identifies injured trooper in Sioux Falls chase

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File Photo: Andrew Steen File Photo: Andrew Steen

South Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the trooper who was hit after a police chase early Wednesday morning.

8-year veteran trooper Andrew Steen, 34, was hit, but Captain Kevin Joffer was not able to say what happened exactly happened. Joffer said Steen and his vehicle were both struck in the incident. The Captain said he does not know if alcohol or drugs was a factor in the incident.

The condition of the 25-year-old woman driver is unknown, but the South Dakota Attorney General's office confirmed she sustained gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing. Captain Joffer said the South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation is now helping with the investigation because it is an officer-involved shooting.

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