UPDATE: Shrewsbury police officer struck by vehicle

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UPDATE: The officer who was struck by a vehicle, June 30, has been released from the hospital. 

SHREWSBURY – A Shrewsbury police officer was injured, June 30, after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Route 20 and Lake Street.

The officer was working a traffic detail at the intersection when, just after 9:30am, the officer was hit.

“The Officer did sustain injuries from being struck,” police noted in a press release.

Additional Officers from the Shrewsbury Police Department responded to the incident, as well as the Shrewsbury Fire Department and Worcester EMS.

The injured officer was transported to UMass University Campus.

The officer was released from the hospital hours later according to a second update from police at 4:45pm. The incident remains under investigation by the Shrewsbury Police Department.

This is an ongoing story. It will be updated with any additional information that becomes available…