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Jackson police officer hit while directing traffic

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Jackson, MS (WLBT)- We have some breaking news to report. A Jackson police officer is hit while directing traffic.

It happened near Parkside and Woodrow Wilson.

A female police officer was assisting a motorist by directing traffic.

The unidentified officer was then struck by another oncoming vehicle.

She was rushed to University Medical Center. Officials say she is in stable condition and her injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the officer is also unknown. There's no word on whether they will be charged. The investigation is ongoing.

We will bring you more information as it comes into our newsroom.

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