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Officer hurt after crash in La Crosse

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(WEAU)-Police say an officer was hurt after a crash.

It happened on Wednesday around 9:50 p.m. at Rose Street at Monitor Street in La Crosse. La Crosse Police Officer Pond was involved in the crash with another vehicle. The officer was in an unmarked SUV and was driving through the intersection at a green light when a northbound vehicle failed to stop at a red light. The northbound vehicle hit the officer’s vehicle on the side.

Officer Pond was taken to the hospital with a possible neck injury where he was treated and released. The driver of the striking vehicle had a minor cut on his finger. The driver of the striking vehicle was issued a citation for failure to stop at a red light.

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