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Willmar officer injured after vehicle runs red light

WILLMAR -- A Willmar police officer was injured Monday morning after his squad car was hit by another vehicle that failed to stop at a red light.Officer Lukas Eitreim was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries an...

WILLMAR - A Willmar police officer was injured Monday morning after his squad car was hit by another vehicle that failed to stop at a red light.
Officer Lukas Eitreim was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released.
According to a news release from Willmar Police Captain Michael Anderson, a 2005 Ford passenger car failed to stop at a red light northbound on Lakeland Drive at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12.
The Ford and the squad car collided at the intersection. Both vehicles were extensively damaged from the impact.
The driver of the Ford, Douglas Harris, 47, of Willmar, was not injured. He was cited for a stoplight violation.

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