Trooper hit by car during traffic stop released from hospital

Published: Nov. 11, 2022 at 11:20 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 11, 2022 at 11:29 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A South Carolina state trooper is now recovering at home after he was released from the hospital. Lance Corporal Devin Kugler was critically injured when he was struck by a car during a traffic stop and spent weeks in the hospital.

Kugler’s wife, Mandie Kugler, released the following statement:

Devin Kugler was on a ventilator and in the ICU after officials said a suspect struck him on Cedar Lane Road and fled the scene. He suffered a broken pelvis, a shattered humerus, multiple breaks in his left tibia, contusions, cuts and road rash.

Trooper Devin Kugler was hurt in a hit-and-run that happened on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 a.m. in...
Trooper Devin Kugler was hurt in a hit-and-run that happened on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 a.m. in Greenville County.(Viewer Submission)

FOX Carolina will have more with Kugler and his family in newscasts from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.