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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- An Independence officer riding his police motorcycle was injured Thursday after being hit by a suspected impaired driver.

officer riding his police motorcycle was injured Thursday after he was involved in a crash with another vehicle.

It happened about 7:50 a.m. on East Truman Road near South Swope Drive. 

The on-duty officer was taken to an area hospital and expected to survive.

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