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Off-duty Atlanta motorcycle officer hurt in crash

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an off-duty Atlanta motorcycle police officer was seriously hurt in a crash on Interstate 85 in the city's northeastern suburbs.

Gwinnett County police say the two-vehicle crash happened Monday night in the northbound lanes of the freeway near the Beaver Ruin Road exit.

Atlanta police Officer John Chafee tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/116Jels) that the officer was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with serious injuries. Details on his condition weren't immediately known.

Police say the officer, whose name wasn't released, was riding his city-issued motorcycle at the time of the crash.

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