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Minnesota trooper charged in crash that killed an 18-year-old


ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state trooper is facing charges for a crash that killed a teenager and injured five people. Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem said in a news release on Tuesday that Trooper Shane Roper has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, criminal vehicular homicide and other counts stemming from the accident on May 18 that killed 18-year-old Olivia Flores. Rochester police say Roper was driving more than 40 mph above the speed limit without his lights and siren. His vehicle struck a car making a left turn. Roper does not yet have a listed attorney. He is on paid leave pending the investigation.

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