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Trooper Cleared In I-27 Death

By Megan Moore
NewsChannel 10

CANYON, TEXAS - A state trooper is cleared of any wrongdoing after a deadly car accident.

A Randall County grand jury no billed the trooper Wednesday.

Police chased 24 year old Israel Leija down I-27 back in March when he fled while they tried to serve him a warrant.

They put down spike strips while the trooper fired rounds at Leija's car and leija rolled his car and died.

He had apparently been drinking and was not wearing a seat belt.

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