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Southwest: School Resource Officer on the secondary campus struck by a hit-and-run driver

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On Wednesday afternoon, Officer Willig, the Southwest secondary campus School Resource Officer was struck by a hit-and-run driver during junior school dismissal.

The driver ignored his command to stop, attempted to pull into the line of buses leaving campus, struck Officer Willig, and then fled the scene. Surveillance video was able to identify the vehicle and the information was passed along to the Harrison Police Department, who located the vehicle a short time later.

Officer Willig was transported to UC Medical Center, where he is in stable condition. The investigation by the Harrison Police Department is ongoing.