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UW Madison police officer injured in accident

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The UW-Madison Police Department says that a UW-Madison Police officer was injured in a traffic crash early this morning.

The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on September 7th.  The officer was on a motorcycle on Regent Street on his way to escort the Tennessee Tech football team to Camp Randall.

The officer was hit by a SUV on Charter Street.  The officer went over his handlebars and his head hit the road.  He was transported to a hospital for minor injuries.  He was released, and is said to be doing well.

UW-Madison Police say his helmet saved his life and prevented serious injuries.  The SUV driver was cited by Madison Police.

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