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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh Police officer was injured when he crashed his vehicle Tuesday morning on the city’s North Side.

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Police say the officer was driving south on East Street around 5:45 a.m. when he crashed into a barrier at the intersection with Madison Avenue. That section of East Street passes over the Parkway North.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

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The police cruiser was the only vehicle involved in the crash.

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East Street was closed between Madison Avenue and North Avenue as police investigators looked into the cause of the crash.

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