Macedonia police officer struck by vehicle while investigating crash

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MACEDONIA, Ohio (WJW) -- A Macedonia police officer was struck by a vehicle while on duty Saturday night.

According to police, the officer responded to a car accident on State Route 82, east of Shepard Road, around 5:25 p.m.

While the officer was investigating the crash he was struck by a vehicle.  Police say he suffered non-life threatening injuries, possibly a broken ankle.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

SR 82 was closed at Shepard Road while authorities investigated. The road has since reopened.

This is a developing story. FOX 8 will provide more information as it becomes available.

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