Arrest made in hit-and-run of Mass. State Police trooper

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WPRI) — The operator of a tractor-trailer that struck a Massachusetts State Police trooper on I-495 on Wednesday has been taken into custody.

40-year-old Perry Livingston was arrested at his home in New Haven, Connecticut on Saturday, according to state police.

Police said Livingston’s tractor trailer was seized pending a search warrant.

Arrangements will be taken by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Connecticut authorities to bring Livingston back to Massachusetts to face charges, according to a state police spokesperson.

The trooper is recovering from arm and hand injuries.

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