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Police officer hit during traffic stop

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) –A Lawton police officer was hit when he tried to pull over a man for speeding.

A motorcycle unit pulled over a man for speeding at 10:06 a.m. at Northwest 59th Street and Gore Boulevard. Police say the driver of the Dodge Ram accidentally backed into the officer and his motorcycle. They say the officer had a minor injury and was taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released. The motorcycle sustained damage to the front fender.

The driver was cited for speeding and inattention to driving. He was released at the scene.

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