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Boston cop in Italian prime minister’s motorcade injured in crash

Nicolaus Czarnecki

A Boston police officer helping escort Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was seriously injured in a crash Thursday morning, police said Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened on O’Brien Highway around 10:15 a.m. near the Museum of Science when the officer, on a motorcycle, crashed with a Subaru that had New York plates, WCVB reported.

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The Massachusetts State Police reported that the officer was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

Police initially reported that the officer had been traveling witha motorcade for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who is in town for a fundraiser, but that information was inaccurate.

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