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Philadelphia Police: Officer Struck By Car While Running After Suspect

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A Philadelphia police officer was struck by a car while he was running after a suspect in Center City on Friday afternoon.

The incident happened shortly after 2 p.m. at 16th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.

Police say the officer was in foot pursuit of a suspect when he was hit by a passing vehicle.

The officer was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he is expected to be treated and released.

There is no word on what happened with the suspect.

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