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12.05.06

Police Car Hit

An investigation into an accident with an Amarillo police officer continues. 

Amarillo police tell us the incident happened around 9:00 last night when an officer turned into the Toot N'Totum at Wolflin and Washington and did not yield to an oncoming pick-up truck.

The pick-up reportedly T-boned the police cruiser, causing extensive damage. Witnesses tell police the truck did not have headlights.
  

No injuries were reported.
  

The accident review board along with three police captains will now decide what action to take after they complete the investigation.

This is the second accident reported involving a police crusier in less than a month.

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