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Trooper may sue WSP after carbon monoxide poisoning

On Aug. 30, the Washington State Patrol was issued three citations by the state's Department of Labor and Industries after a trooper suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in Feb. 2017 while inside his 2014 Ford Explorer police interceptor. But that could just be the beginning of their carbon-monoxide-related problems. 

WSP trooper on CO poisoning: it ‘ruined my career’

Washington State Patrol trooper Randall Cashatt was on duty last Valentine's Day, driving in the Columbia River Gorge, when the symptoms started. His chest burned and his heart beat rapidly increased. He thought he was having a heart attack.

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