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South Gate Police Officer Injured in Auto Accident

A South Gate police motorcycle officer was involved in a collision and sustained minor injuries.

A South Gate police motorcycle officer was hurt today in a collision in Industry, but his injuries did not appear to be serious, authorities said.

The crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. at Baldwin Park Boulevard and Temple Avenue, said sheriff's Lt. A. Scott of the Industry Station.

Paramedics took the injured officer to a hospital for treatment of injuries that included abrasions, Scott said.

The officer was northbound on Baldwin Park Boulevard when his motorcycle collided with a southbound vehicle that turned left at Temple Avenue, Scott said.

No citations were issued, according to Scott, who said the crash was under investigation.

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