Metro police officer injured after car is hit by suspected drunk driver

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Oct 31, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro police say one of their officers is recuperating at home after his police car was hit from behind early Sunday morning.

Officer Ronald Conner was checking in on a report of a pedestrian in the road on I-40 when a pickup truck slammed into the back of his cruiser at 2:35 a.m.

The driver of the truck, 28-year-old Easton Cline was charged by the Tennessee Highway Patrol with a DUI.

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Easton Cline, 28, charged with DUI