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Motorcycle Police Officer Survives Getting Hit By Truck

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(credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver police officer on a motorcycle survived being hit by a pickup truck on Monday.

The crash happened along eastbound Interstate 70 at Peoria. It forced the closure of I-70 for several hours. It opened back up shortly after 5 p.m.

The officer was trying to pull over another vehicle when the pickup struck his motorcycle.

The officer was taken to Denver Health Medical Center and was treated and released.

The driver who hit the officer stopped. There has been no word if the driver will face charges.

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