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Niagara Falls police car crashes into store

A Niagara Fall police car crashed into the Family Dollar store on Pine Avenue Tuesday night, injuring a police officer and a store employee, Niagara Falls police reported.

Both were treated at a local hospital and released.

The officer was traveling east on Pine Avenue at about 10:15 p.m., responding to call for assistance from other officers, when the crash occurred. The vehicle struck the Family Dollar store at 1309 Pine Ave.

Niagara Falls police are investigating the investigating the accident.

The officer is a three year veteran of the force.