Portland Police Officer Injured by Falling Tree on Hayden Island

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November 19, 2012 19:50

  

Today, a 19-year-veteran Portland Police Officer was seriously injured by a falling tree on Hayden Island. The officer was participating in ATV training during the accident.

The officer is in surgery at a Portland hospital at this time. Due to medical privacy, no additional medical information can be released.

Several members of the officer's family have not yet been notified and for that reason the officer's name will not be released until further notice.

No further information will be released at this time.

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