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Police: Man shot, killed after trooper injured

Wednesday - 3/19/2014, 2:45pm  ET

Local law enforcement officials look at the suspects car after it crashed. Maryland State Police are investigating a trooper involved shooting that fatally wounded a man who may have struck or dragged a trooper with his car while trying to avoid further police investigation at the Salisbury Barrack Tuesday night March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Times, Todd Dudek)

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) -- Maryland State Police say troopers shot and killed a man who may have hit or dragged a trooper with his vehicle at the Salisbury barrack.

While the barrack's duty officer checked a repair to a man's vehicle in the parking lot on Tuesday night, he called for assistance.

Police say the duty officer and a second trooper who responded to help fired their weapons and the duty officer was found injured on the edge of the parking lot.

Thirty-two-year-old Winfield Fisher of Salisbury, who had requested the repair check, was found in his vehicle crashed into a guardrail about 150 yards away. Police say he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Cpl. Anthony Meyers was treated and released. He and Trooper Jeffrey Wilkins have been placed on routine administrative leave.

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