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State Trooper involved in New Mexico wreck

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Tucumcari - A New Mexico State Police officer is hospitalized after a collision Tuesday night outside of Tucumcari.

According to Captain Jimmy Glascock, State Police received a report of an erratic driver traveling west on Highway 54 without their headlights.

An officer patrolling the area responded to the call when their patrol car was struck by another vehicle.

The car was driving in the wrong lane when they struck the officer.

Both the officer and the driver were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No names have been released at this time.