Georgia state trooper dies after being struck by vehicle while investigating crash


MORROW, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia state trooper was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday as he investigated an earlier crash on Interstate 75 south of Atlanta, authorities said.

Trooper First Class Chase Redner died at an Atlanta hospital after the crash in Clayton County, the Georgia Department of Public Safety said in a statement.

Redner had been employed by the department since September 2017.

The crash remains under investigation, the agency said.