Trooper still on paid leave following confrontation at construction site

KSP trooper under investigation after scuffle

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- An update to a bitter confrontation that quickly turned physical between Kentucky State Trooper Anthony Harrison and a construction road crew.

We've learned Harrison is still on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

Harrison was driving through a construction site on Dixie Highway when the crew says he stopped in the middle of the road, got out of his car and started yelling at them.

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Harrison claims there was no warning sign that there was construction.

Harrison and the crew got into a confrontation and one of the workers claims Harrison punched him.

His co-workers took the trooper to the ground and held him until uniformed officers could get there.

 

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