- Associated Press - Monday, October 3, 2016

HUMPHREY, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say a police officer was struck and injured during a traffic stop in eastern Arkansas.

State police say Sgt. Seneca Thornton had stopped a vehicle on U.S. 79 near Humphrey on Monday morning when he was struck by another vehicle driving south.

State police say Thornton is a police officer with the Stuttgart Police Department but was working part-time for the city of Humphrey at the time of the crash.

Both Thornton and the driver of the vehicle that struck him were injured and were taken to hospitals. A state police investigation is underway.

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