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Driver Hits Police Car

Aug 27, 2018

At 9:17 p.m., a patrol officer was assisting the Fire department and Duke Energy while they repaired some downed power lines. The police officer was inside her parked patrol car with her lights activated at Melrose Ave S. and 31st. St. to divert traffic.

The driver of a Lexus sedan crashed into the parked patrol car. The police officer was extricated and suffered non-lifethreatening injuries. She is hospitalized in stable condition.

The driver of the Lexus:
Harry Fields, DOB 12/29/51

The investigation continues and charges are pending.

Report 2018-037281