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Platteville man hurt after being hit by police car

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PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (KWWL) -

A Platteville man pulled over for a traffic stop is hurt after being hit by a Platteville police car.  It happened Saturday morning around 2:30 when the officer pulled over 20-year-old Austin Krueger. According to police, Krueger pulled into a driveway along the 500 block of W. Main St. and Officer Matt Froiseth pulled in behind him.  As he spoke with Krueger outside the vehicles, the patrol car started rolling toward Krueger's car.  Froiseth tried to apply and hit the brake but instead accelerated, hitting Krueger and Krueger's car.  Krueger was taken to a Platteville hospital for treatment.  Krueger's vehicle, a garage and the squad car were all damaged.

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