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Hamilton Township police officer seriously injured in crash

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP -

Police in Hamilton Township say an officer was seriously injured in a crash.

According to the Press of Atlantic City, the crash happened Wednesday afternoon on Route 40 in Hamilton Township.

Police say Officer Keone Osby was stopped in traffic when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Victoria Branca, 42, of Egg Harbor Township.

The force of the collision caused Osby's vehicle to strike another vehicle stopped in traffic.

Osby was taken to Shore Medical Center with serious injuries.

Branca was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, also with serious injuries.

The driver of the third vehicle was not injured in the crash.

There have been two other crashes involving Hamilton Township police officers in the past six weeks.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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