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Officer on motorcycle hit by vehicle in North Las Vegas

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Officer on motorcycle hit by vehicle in North Las Vegas

By Kim Powell. CREATED Nov 17, 2013

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A North Las Vegas police officer on a motorcycle was hit by a vehicle at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue.

It happened at 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.

A North Las Vegas police spokesperson said according to witnesses, the vehicle ran a red light and struck the officer.

The officer was transported to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The intersection of Martin Luther King and Cheyenne was closed while police investigated.

Action News will update this story as more information becomes available.