(Times Free Press) -- A Georgia State Patrol trooper has been hurt during a chase in Catoosa County, authorities report.

Catoosa County Maj. Gary Sisk confirmed that sheriff's deputies responded to a call that a state trooper had been hurt this afternoon in the county.

He referred all other questions to the Georgia State Patrol.

A Georgia State Patrol's employee in the Dalton office said authorities were on the scene of an incident involving a state trooper but gave no other information.

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