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State trooper charged in fatal crash suspended without pay

FRAMINGHAM — A Massachusetts State Police trooper, facing charges that include drunken driving in a Plymouth crash that killed a mother and daughter Sept. 22, was suspended without pay indefinitely Wednesday.

John J. Basler, 25, of Kingston will also be investigated by the department’s internal affairs section, State Police said after a closed-door hearing was held for Basler at State Police headquarters, authorities said.

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