Iowa officer injured when hit by van


By Lee Hermiston
Iowa City Press-Citizen

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa City police officer who was removing debris from an intersection was struck by a minivan Tuesday morning.

Sgt. Doug Hart, a 14-year veteran of the force, responded to a complaint of nails in the intersection of First and Muscatine avenues shortly after 9 a.m., Sgt. Troy Kelsay said. Hart was in the intersection with a broom, and at 9:16 a.m., Kelsay said Hart came on the radio and clearly was distressed and in pain.

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