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Keizer police officer on motorcycle injured in crash in Marion County

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KEIZER, OR (KPTV) -

The Marion County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Team is investigating a crash that injured a Keizer Police Department officer.

MCSO said at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Officer Tyler Wampler was operating a police motorcycle east on Chemawa Road Northeast near a Safeway.

According to MCSO, the vehicle Officer Wampler was traveling behind turned into the parking lot of the Safeway and as Officer Wampler negotiated around the vehicle, a black Mercedes exited the Safeway and hit Officer Wampler.

Officer Wampler was taken to Salem Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes, Tellif McClyde, 39, was not injured and is cooperating with investigators.

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