Hillsdale officer struck by car, dragged during traffic stop

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HILLSDALE, Mo. – Hillsdale police are looking for a driver who struck an officer with their car door and dragged him with the vehicle.

The incident happened just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Edmund and St. Louis avenues.

According to Captain Simmons with the Hillsdale Police Department, the officer made a traffic stop and was standing beside the vehicle when the driver struck the officer with the car door and dragged him. The officer was taken to a hospital with head and face injuries.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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