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      Providence police officer on bike patrol struck by minivan

      A Providence police officer on bike patrol suffers minor injuries on Monday, July 21, 2014, after he was struck by a minivan.

      A Providence police officer on bike patrol was struck by a minivan and thrown about 15 feet on Monday night.

      The accident happened on Westminster and Exchange streets at about 9:20 p.m.

      The officer was transported to Rhode Island Hospital and treated for minor injuries.

      Police said the driver of the minivan had an expired license and was issued a summons for driving without due care.

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