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Md. state trooper, 5 others injured in I-270 crash

Six people were hurt -- including a Maryland State Police trooper and two kids -- in a chain-reaction crash Saturday morning on Interstate 270. The series of crashes began when a Lexus SUV struck the back of a police cruiser conducting a traffic stop. Police said alcohol may have been a factor and said charges were pending. A portion of the roadway was shutdown for hours.

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