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On-Duty Officer Injured in Collision

The officer suffered minor to moderate injuries, officials said.

--By Bay City News

A Fairfield police motorcycle officer was injured in a crash this morning, a police spokesman said.

The on-duty officer was riding his motorcycle in the 1600 block of West Texas Street around 8 a.m. when he collided with a car, Officer Cleo Mayoral said.

Mayoral said the veteran officer suffered minor to moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital to be treated.

No other injuries were reported.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, in accordance with the Police Department's protocol for such officer-involved incidents.

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