Critically injured North Carolina trooper returns home 84 days after being struck by car near Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by a car in early July while investigating a deadly crash has returned home after 84 days of treatment.

In early July, Trooper Adolfo Lopez-Alcedo was getting ready to resurvey the scene of a deadly crash on I-485, when a car coming down the road struck him.

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Trooper Lopez-Alcedo was critically injured in the crash and was hospitalized locally until he was recently moved to Shepard's Center in Atlanta to continue his recovery.

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"Thank God for miracles, and thank God you are alive and healing, our brother. Keep fighting," Highway Patrol said in a Facebook post.

Trooper Lopez-Alcedo returned home Friday after 84 days of treatment.

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by a car in early July while investigating a deadly crash has returned home after 84 days of treatment.

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WSOC reported the driver who struck the trooper, Troy Douglas Edmiston, was charged with felony failure to move over upon approach of a law enforcement officer.

Lopez-Alcedo is a husband and the father of two children. He has been with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol for two years.

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