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Evansville officer suffers head injury in car crash

An Evansville Police Officer's vehicle has been involved in a wreck at Buena Vista and Stringtown.

Officials say Officer Jeff Minto was responding to an accident and lost control on the slick pavement.

Officials say his patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The impact was at the front of the drivers door.

Officer Minto was wearing his seatbelt, but struck his head on the door post and window.

Officers say he was alert and talking but suffered concussion like symptoms and several abrasions and bruising.

He was taken to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment.

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