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Accident injures Dekalb Co. police officer

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LITHONIA, Ga. - A DeKalb County police officer has been injured in a traffic accident in Lithonia.

SKYFOX 5 captured images from the scene.

The wreck was on Panola Road near Benton Drive where the patrol car suffered heavy damage.

According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the officer was enroute to a call with his blue lights on when another vehicle pulled out in front of him. The officer tried to miss the car, but lost control of the vehicle.

The officer has been transported to Grady Memorial Hospital and is expected to be fine.

FOX 5 will provide new details as more information becomes available.
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