PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police officials say an officer was taken to the hospital this afternoon after he appeared to suffer a heart attack while in his cruiser.

According to police, it happened around 1:30 p.m. on West Carson Street and the West End Circle.

The call reportedly came in for a driver slumped over the wheel of his car.

Police say the officer was conscious when emergency crews took him to UPMC Mercy Hospital.

There’s no word on his condition.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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