State police are investigating a deadly crash involving one of their own.
It was Sunday night in the
Preliminary reports say Skinner made a left hand turn onto Rt. 104 West, into the path of Kristansen’s patrol car. Reports say Kristansen tried to avoid striking her car but was unable to.
The trooper’s vehicle flipped over on impact, forcing him to cut himself free of his seatbelt before he was able to reach the victims in Skinner’s car.
Skinner’s 7-year-old son Jayden, a passenger in her vehicle, suffered a
broken leg. The boy was flown to
Trooper Kristansen suffered minor injuries in the incident.
Police say the investigation into how this all happened will take a few days.