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Bismarck police officer hurt in crash, driver arrested

December 22, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck police officer was injured and a Linton woman arrested after a crash in Bismarck.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:15 a.m. Thursday when a vehicle failed to stop at a red light and pulled out in front of the squad vehicle. The officer hit his brakes and struck the vehicle on the passenger side.

According to KFGO , the patrol says the driver was arrested for drunken driving and cited for failure to stop at a red light. The woman and her passenger were not injured.

Officer Dawson Rogstad was treated for minor injuries.

The patrol says roads were snow-covered at the time of the crash.

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Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com

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