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State Trooper Shot and Injured During Interstate-40 Traffic Stop


Trooper Dwayne Stanford Returned Fire, Shot and Killed Male Passenger

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – A Tennessee state trooper is recovering Thursday after being shot in the chest by a passenger in a vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday evening on Interstate-40 in Henderson County.

Trooper Dwayne Stanford was returning to Jackson from training in Nashville when he pulled over a vehicle for traffic related violations at approximately 5:20pm in the west bound lane of I-40 near mile 115. Trooper Stanford took the female driver, Christi Pepper, 47, of Cadiz, KY, into custody for an outstanding criminal warrant. Trooper Stanford placed Pepper into his patrol car. «Read the rest of this article»

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