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Trooper involved in crash

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By The Staff

A Kentucky State Trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on KY 70.

According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Trooper Nathan Rhodes, 26, was traveling east on KY 70 at about 4 p.m. when he swerved to avoid hitting the rear of a vehicle stopped to turn onto Old Elk Horn Road.

The report states that Rhodes struck a 1993 Jeep operated by Kyle Long, 20, of Liberty.

Rhodes, Long and Zackery Cochran, 18, also of Liberty and a passenger in the Long vehicle, were taken to Taylor Regional Hospital, treated and later released.