By CBSBoston.com Staff

SHREWSBURY (CBS) – A Shrewsbury Police officer was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning while working a traffic detail.

The officer, who has not been identified, was struck while standing in the road at the intersection of Route 20 and Lake Street just after 9:30 a.m.

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The officer was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. He was released from the hospital Wednesday afternoon.

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Police did not say if the vehicle stopped, what kind of vehicle was involved or if the driver will be charged.

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No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

CBSBoston.com Staff