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Former MSP trooper charged in crash won't face felony weapons charge

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KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP (WJRT) -

(11/28/12) - A former Michigan State Police trooper charged in connection with in a car crash that injured a state trooper won't face a felony weapons charge.

Patrick Sharkey still faces misdemeanor charges relating to the crash that happened in May on I-75 in Kochville Township.

Police say Sharkey's SUV hit a state police car.

A state trooper was injured. She had pulled over to assist a truck-driver with a flat tire.

A gun was found in Sharkey's car, but Saginaw County District Court Judge Christopher Boyd has ruled that a gun found in Sharkey's SUV was improperly seized after the crash.

Prosecutors can appeal the ruling to Circuit Court.

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