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State trooper faces hit and run charges

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A Pennsylvania state trooper is facing charges following a hit-and-run incident on Feb. 14.

Police say 50-year-old Joseph J. Christaldi crashed his Toyota Camry into a PennDOT guide rail and several posts along Route 117 at around 10:30 p.m.

The collision, which took place just west of the Route 72 north ramp, tore the right front door off the vehicle. The door was later found across the highway.

According to authorities, Christaldi then fled the scene.

He was off-duty at the time.

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