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Trooper hit in Longview DWI accident

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- A woman is now jailed after she reportedly hit a DPS trooper's car, then tried to flee the scene.  Officials say around 4:20 this morning, the woman lost control of her car on highway 80 near Spur 63 in Longview. Her car then veered into oncoming traffic and hit a DPS trooper's patrol car. The female driver then tried to flee, and the trooper shot out the left tires of her vehicle, and took the woman into custody. No one was injured and minimal damage was done to both vehicles. 25 year old Eloise Knighton is now charged with driving while intoxicated and evading arrest.

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