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Gahanna police officer injured after being struck by vehicle

A vehicle struck an on duty officer who was standing outside of his vehicle assisting drivers on I-270 Saturday night.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Gahanna police officer was struck while assisting a vehicle on Interstate 270 during hazardous conditions Saturday night.

According to the Gahanna Division of Police, multiple officers were assisting disabled motorists on I-270 near Interstate 670 at approximately 9:30 p.m. when one driver lost control of their vehicle. 

The vehicle struck an on duty officer who was standing outside of his vehicle at the time.

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The officer was taken to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and his condition is described as stable with non-life-threatening injuries. 

No other injuries were reported from this incident, police say.

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