State police vehicle damaged on I-69

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LANSING, MI (WILX) - Michigan State Police are trying to remind all drivers to "move over" on the highway when you see or hear law enforcement or an emergency vehicle coming from behind.

And they are not kidding.

Michigan State Police report that the back end of a trooper's car was destroyed on Interstate 69 near Bancroft.

The incident occurred Monday morning.

The trooper's vehicle was hit by a driver who didn't move over on the highway.

Fortunately, everyone involved in the accident is expected to be OK.

Michigan expanded its "Move Over" law earlier this year.

Drivers are now required to slow down to ten miles per hour below the speed limit when passing emergency, maintenance, and utility vehicles on the side of the road.

You must also move over a lane if possible. If you don't, it will cost you a $400 ticket.

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