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Wellesley police officer hurt in multi-vehicle crash

A Wellesley police officer was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in a cruiser Tuesday and was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated, authorities said.

The crash happened at the intersection of Grove and Benvenue streets at 10:19 a.m., Police Lieutenant Marie Cleary, a department spokesperson, said by e-mail. The officer involved in the crash “is doing okay,” she said.

The crash, which also involved a pickup truck, remains under investigation, Cleary said.

On Twitter, police urged motorists to expect delays in the area.

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