INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police is asking drivers to be cautious and slow down after a trooper’s vehicle was struck early Sunday morning.
ISP Trooper Kari Woodard’s vehicle was struck by a driver at 6 a.m. while she was investigating a crash on Interstate 65 southbound near the 116-mile marker.
The location of the crash was just a mile south of where ISP Trooper Azariah Keith was critically injured after being struck by an alleged drunk driver on Saturday night, police say.
At 6am Trooper Kari Woodard was investigating a crash with injuries on I-65 SB at the 116mm. While she was outside her car, it was struck.— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) January 21, 2024
Thankfully she was not injured, this is 1 mile south of the location Trooper Keith was struck last night 😔
Please Slow Down & Move over pic.twitter.com/e0qRxVGD1h
According to ISP, Trooper Woodard was outside of the vehicle when it was hit. She was not injured in the incident.