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Officer injured in wreck

Posted May 7, 2008

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— A police officer was injured Wednesday morning when his patrol car was rear-ended, police said.

Officer C.E. Heim was southbound on Miami Boulevard near N.C. Highway 54 when he slowed for traffic and his cruiser was hit from behind by a 1999 Honda Accord, police said.

Heim was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Satya-Pharni Narra, of Durham, the driver of the Accord, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said.

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  • imwithpeedee May 7, 2008

    Of all cars to hit. Man...

  • drsickles May 7, 2008

    Oh, man, it's horrible to get in an accident anyway ... but to rear-end an officer. Yikes. Hope the officer's okay.

  • thepeopleschamp May 7, 2008

    I'm glad it was not the officers fault or there would be 200+ comments from outraged taxpayers.

  • SouthernLady05 May 7, 2008

    Hoping the officer is o.k.