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November 29, 2005

Calif.: Motorcycle cop's leg severed in accident

Jaxon Van Derbeken, Chronicle Staff Writer

Copyright 2005 The Chronicle Publishing Co.
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A San Francisco police officer remained hospitalized Monday after having his left leg severed when an alleged hit-and-run motorist ran into his motorcycle as the officer was on his way to an assignment in the Bayview district.

Eric Batchelder, 31, a five-year officer, had civilian clothing on over his patrol uniform when he was hit shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, police said. He was on a private motorcycle, but was considered on duty.

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