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Macedonia officer needs surgery after being hit by distracted driver

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Dec 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-01 15:23:30-05

MACEDONIA, Ohio — A Macedonia police officer needs to have surgery after being struck by a vehicle Saturday.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on State Route 82, east of Shepard Road.

Police said the driver was not paying attention when they drove into an area that was coned off by the fire department and hit officer Brandon Heisler.

Heisler suffered a broken ankle and likely undergo surgery next week.