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Suspected drunk driver hits Maryland Heights police officer

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Maryland Heights Police Department confirms that one of their officers was hit while conducting a traffic stop at 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

The officer was pulled over on the side of the road and in his vehicle when a suspected drunk driver rear-ended him with her SUV.

The officer’s life was fortunately spared, but he does have a head injury and whiplash.

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