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Officer and K-9 partner injured in Santa Ana crash

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Authorities respond to the scene of a crash on Broadway Street and 18th Street in Santa Ana Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

Authorities respond to the scene of a crash on Broadway Street and 18th Street in Santa Ana Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (KABC Photo)

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash involving a police officer and his K-9 companion in Santa Ana Saturday.

The incident occurred on Broadway Street and 18th Street around 6 p.m.

Investigators say a truck with an elderly couple inside turned left in front of the officer's cruiser.

The officer was transported to a local hospital, while the police dog was taken to the veterinarian's office.

The people in the truck were not hurt.

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