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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A drunk driver tried to run down a state trooper in south Charlotte, according to the highway patrol.

It happened at I-77 and Clanton Road late Friday.

Troopers say they found the suspect s car idle on the exit ramp, and he tried to drive away when they approached.

The driver allegedly charged at them with his car at one point. No one was hurt.

The man was arrested for DWI and other charges.

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