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(WBIR) An officer with the Knox County Sheriff's Office and another driver were taken to the hospital after they crashed into each other Wednesday afternoon.

KCSO said the officer was driving an unmarked SUV when the collision occurred at Merchant and Clinton Highway in Northwest Knoxville.

Rural Metro took both to UT Medical Center.

KCSO said it appears both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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