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Denver officer hurt after being struck by motorcyclist at Colorado Classic

DENVER -- The northbound and southbound ramps to Speer Boulevard reopened Saturday after a crash involving a Denver police officer.

The officer was hit and injured while trying to stop four motorcycles riding on the closed Colorado Classic bicycle race route, the Denver Police Department said.

It happened near Speer Boulevard and Zuni Street late Saturday afternoon, police said. The officer and a motorcyclist were taken to a hospital. Neither suffered serious injuries.

Police said a second motorcyclist was taken into custody at West 32nd Avenue and Federal Boulevard. Two motorcyclists were still at large Saturday evening.