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Pittsburgh Police Officer Injured When Cruiser Hits Barrier

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Gov. Tom Wolf
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A close-up of a Pittsburgh Police badge. Officials say an officer was injured after crashing his cruiser into a barrier.

Authorities say a Pittsburgh police officer was injured when his cruiser crashed into a barrier.

The single-vehicle accident occurred around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. The officer was alone in the cruiser at the time, and no other injuries were reported in the crash.

The officer was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. But his name and further details on his injuries have not been disclosed.

It wasn't clear if the officer was responding to a call at the time of the crash.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.