By Staff

CANTON (CBS) – A Canton police officer struck a pedestrian while responding to a call for another pedestrian struck by a call on Friday.

Canton Police Chief Ken Berkowitz said the officer was responding to a call of a pedestrian hit by a car in the area of Washington and Dedham streets.

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The officer had his lights and sirens on when he hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Pleasant and Washington streets. According to Berkowitz, the person darted between two cars. The person was conscious and alert when transported to the hospital.

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The original pedestrian struck is expected to recover as well.

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State police and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office will investigate the accident. Staff