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Omega officer injured in crash with semi-truck on Highway 319

An Omega police officer was injured in a crash with a semi truck late Monday afternoon. (Source: Gary Robinson) An Omega police officer was injured in a crash with a semi truck late Monday afternoon. (Source: Gary Robinson)
OMEGA, GA (WALB) -

An Omega police officer was injured in a crash with a semi truck late Monday afternoon.

According to the Georgia State Patrol troopers, the police officer had stopped a motorist on Highway 319. When the officer was pulling back onto the road, his police car was struck by a semi-truck.  

Troopers have not released the names of the officer or the truck driver at this time.

GSP said the officer was taken by ambulance to Tift Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The truck driver was taken by his family for medical treatment.

Troopers said the investigation is ongoing, but GSP's first reports said the officer was at fault for the crash.

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