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VIDEO: Ohio State Highway Patrol shows shocking clip of officer being struck by vehicle

VIDEO: Ohio State Highway Patrol shows shocking clip of officer being struck by vehicle
Posted at 8:04 AM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 08:04:55-04

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is working to prevent crashes, and the department put a shocking video on Facebook to make its point. 

A sergeant was in the middle of a routine traffic stop near Chardon, Ohio before getting hit by a vehicle. 

The unnamed sergeant's injuries are not life-threatening, according to the Facebook post. But the department used the opportunity to highlight the law for Ohio residents when it comes to approaching vehicles with flashing lights on the road. 

Watch the video below.