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Officer Injured in Chase

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SPRING HOPE — A Nash County police officer is recovering this morning after a chase landed him in the emergency room.

The accident happened about 1 a.m. Sunday on Green Road in Spring Hope.

The highway patrol says the officer was chasing a suspect when he ran his patrol car into a tree.

The officer, who hasn't been identified, was taken to Nash General Hospital.

There is no word on the suspect.