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NHP: Driver almost hits 3 troopers after leaving Burning Man, arrested for DUI

Posted at 4:04 PM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 19:05:07-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Highway Patrol says a driver was arrested for DUI after almost hitting three troopers while leaving Burning Man.

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NHP says the driver was trying to pass "numerous vehicles" when he almost hit the troopers.

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