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Durham Police Officer Involved In Accident

Posted November 14, 2005 6:20 a.m. EST

— There is no word yet on whether charges will be filed in an accident involving a Durham police officer and two other vehicles.

Officer William Coghill crashed into a truck Saturday evening. The impact forced the truck to hit a sport utility vehicle.

Coghill was in his marked police vehicle, which sustained extensive damage.

Durham police say the accident happened when the officer changed lanes to avoid a truck that was turning.