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UPDATE: State Trooper in critical condition after accident

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 15:58:24-04

LANSING, Mich. — An off-duty State Police Trooper is in critical condition after a car accident on Friday.

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the Clinton Co. Sheriff's office released the names of the drivers involved in the crash.

They say that 61-year-old, Neil Holton, from Prudenville was heading southbound on U.S. 127, north of French Road, when he was hit by another vehicle.

Holton suffered life-threatening injuries to his upper body and head, according to the Michigan State Police.

Michael Crowner, 47, of Charlotte, was driving a motor home that was towing a trailer and deputies say he pulled out in front of Holton.

Crowner, and his passenger in the motor home were treated and released at the scene.

Deputies say they were dispatched to the two vehicle accident on southbound U.S. 127 in Greenbush Township around 11:34 a.m.

U.S. 127 was partially shut down for about three hours due to the crash.

Sgt. Gonzalez of the Michigan State Police confirmed that Holton was not at fault in the accident.

This traffic crash is still under investigation and the Sheriff’s Office was assisted by MSP, St Johns Fire, Clinton Area Ambulance and Clinton County Central Dispatch.

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