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Trooper airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County

Two state troopers were hospitalized Saturday after a crash while off-duty in Wayne County.

State Police, Sgt. Steven Mowers and Trooper Michael Burdett were riding east on Route 104 near Redman Road around 9:30 a.m. when Mowers slowed for an accident. Burdett, who was following, was unable to slow and struck Mowers’ bike from behind, according to state police.

Burdett was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital where he’s listed in serious but stable condition.

Mowers was released from Strong Memorial Hospital on Saturday.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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