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Albany police officer hits utility pole

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December 20, 2007

Albany -- An Albany police patrol car crashed Thursday night and the person who caused the wreck is on the loose.

37-year-old officer Rico Potts was heading South on South Slappey Boulevard around 7:30 PM when a black vehicle made an improper left turn in front of him.

Potts swerved and ended up crashing into a utility pole.

He was transported to Phoebe Putney where he was treated for minor injuries and released.

Potts has been on the Albany Police force for two years.

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