published Monday, January 9th, 2012

Georgia state trooper hurt in Catoosa County chase

A Georgia State Patrol trooper has been hurt during a chase in Catoosa County, authorities report.

Catoosa County Maj. Gary Sisk confirmed that sheriff’s deputies responded to a call that a state trooper had been hurt this afternoon in the county.

He referred all other questions to the Georgia State Patrol.

A Georgia State Patrol’s employee in the Dalton office said authorities were on the scene of an incident involving a state trooper but gave no other information.

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Joy Lukachick Smith is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Since 2009, she's covered crime and court systems in North Georgia and rural Tennessee, landed an exclusive in-prison interview with a former cop convicted of killing his wife, exposed impropriety in an FBI-led, child-sex online sting and exposed corruption in government agencies. Earlier this year, Smith won the Malcolm Law Memorial Award for Investigative Reporting. She also won first place in ...

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