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Car hits officer, wrecker in McLoud

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McLoud officer wrecker hit

MCLOUD, Okla. – A police officer and wrecker are recovering after being hit by a suspected drunk driver Thursday night while dealing with another drunk driver.

Officials said a passing car hit them on I-40 between Firelake Casino and the City of Shawnee.

Authorities said a the officer and a tow truck driver were working alongside the interstate on a drunk driving accident when they were hit by another suspected drunk driver.

The McLoud officer was taken to a Shawnee hospital for a leg injury and the tow truck driver was rushed to a metro hospital for a head injury.

Two people have been arrested; their names have not been released.