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Published January 25, 2010, 03:59 PM

Fargo Police officer hit by a drunk driver

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Fargo Police have made an arrest in an afternoon accident in south Fargo.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

They say a drunk driver hit a police officer's car, with him inside.

Jacob Rheault (Roll) of West Fargo was arrested for drunken driving. The 26-year-old Rheault also was cited for driving with an expired license and driving too fast for the conditions.

It happened along 40th Avenue and 50th Street south around 1:30 today. The officer was blocking off a portion of the road when the intoxicated driver ran into his car.

The force of the hit made the officer smash his head on the steering wheel and the cage divider behind his seat. The officer did call for an ambulance, but told the emergency workers that he was okay.