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Thornton police officer involved in 3-car crash Sunday afternoon

THORNTON, Colo. -- An officer with the Thornton Police Department was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon.

It happened at about 3:30 p.m. on East 88th Avenue and Dawson Street, according to department officials.

Investigators say a vehicle pulled out in front of the officer’s vehicle and the officer swerved, hitting the vehicle and a parked vehicle.

The officer was transported with minor injuries. There's no word on whether anyone else was hurt.