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Hit-and-run driver strikes Colo. officer

Officer and another driver pulled over for a traffic stop were both struck

The Gazette

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A police officer and a motorist are hospitalized with serious injuries after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Denver suburb of Englewood.

Police say the officer had pulled over the driver for a traffic violation a shortly after midnight Monday and both were standing outside the patrol car when they were struck by the SUV.

Police say the SUV drove off but other officers found the driver several miles away.

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