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UPDATE: Driver Cited Following Crash with Police Cruiser

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 12/11/13 @ 9:35 a.m.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Ohio Highway Patrol says a driver that ran a stop sign and hit a police cruiser has been cited for failure to stop.

The accident happened about 6 p.m. Tuesday at the corner of Second Avenue and Sycamore Street in Gallipolis.

OHP says Kyle Riley, 24, of Longbottom, Ohio ran a stop sign on Sycamore Street and hit a cruiser driven by Gallipolis Police Lt. Matt Champlin.

Gallipolis Police Chief Clinton Patterson says Riley told officers he was not familiar with the area.

Lt. Champlin's K9 partner PSD Kris was also in the cruiser.

Riley, his passenger, and both officers were not hurt in the crash.



ORIGINAL STORY 12/10/13 @ 9 p.m.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A Gallipolis Police officer and his K-9 partner were involved Tuesday evening in a crash with another car at the corner of Second Avenue and Sycamore Street, Gallipolis Police Chief Clinton Patterson said.

Gallipolis Police Lt. Matt Champlin and his K-9 partner Kris were in the cruiser, but both escaped injury.

A driver who was not familiar with the area ran a stop sign and hit the cruiser. Two people were in the vehicle at fault. They also escaped injury.

Ohio Highway Patrol troopers are investigating. No other information is being released at this time.


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