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Police officer hit by car outside Fuquay-Varina High School

Posted May 9, 2012 12:22 p.m. EDT

— A Fuquay-Varina police officer was hit by a car Wednesday morning as she was directing traffic in front of a local high school.

The town said Cpl. Clara Dula was taken to Western Wake Hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.

She had just started work around 7 a.m., when she was struck outside Fuquay-Varina High School.

Police said the wreck was still under investigation Wednesday morning and that no charges have been filed against the driver, Deborah Sheerin, of Fuquay-Varina.

Dula has been the high school's school resource officer for the past two years and has been a police officer for six years.