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Car takes off police cruiser's door; officer uninjured

Posted May 10, 2010 3:01 p.m. EDT

— A Raleigh police officer escaped injury Monday afternoon when a passing car ripped off the door to his patrol car, police said.

The unidentified officer had pulled a vehicle over on Interstate 440 near the Glenwood Avenue exit and was getting out of his patrol car when another vehicle drove by and clipped the door, ripping it off the cruiser, police said.

There was no immediate word on whether the driver of the passing car would be charged.